It’s January, and my ed2go classes are brimming over with students, hence my absence from this arena. But this is old news to me, a variation on the problem of, “How can I find time to write?” Welcome to GA-5: “Poem of the Day.”
The “Poem of the Day” idea helps you grab a moment and do some writing. Because you use the word “poem,” you’re free to think small. Because they are not intended as major works (feel free to write poorly!), you suddenly have permission to just write and see what comes out on any particular day.
“Poem of the Day” will quickly become a file of dated, simply titled blurts that you will develop a fondness for. You will surprise yourself. Here is my “Poem of the Day.” You’re on next! And to quote MacArthur, “I shall return” as well.
012909: Hello to my friends out there!
Yep. I should be working.
(I’m not. Ha ha ha! I’m writing instead!)
It’s been killing me to just work,
even though I enjoy my job
and get to write all day long about what I love most.
But I miss my blog and my old friends.
GA-5 has been sitting heavy on my mind
when I suddenly realized
I knew exactly how to share this new