Posts tagged poetry
Using Where I'm From Poems to Get to Know Your Writing Self

The only thing I remember of my grandmother is her hands. I was four when she passed away, but I am also said to be just like her. If you hold up her 15-year-old school portrait and my 15 year-old school portrait, they are mirror images. Besides the physical make up of our bodies, we are also said to have the same mannerisms....grit, determination, and being way too stubborn. Our story is many peoples' stories. One of the reasons I love talking about writing is the commonalities we have in being human. Now, I won't ever know my grandmother, but I use the stories that I hear to get to know her on a deeper level. 

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Confession From a Poet Who Loves Youtube

Calling all poets! Using Youtube as a connection and as serious motivation can get that pen moving. I confess, when I am facing writer's block, I will go to Youtube and check out some other artist's work. Yes, I said artists. Words are our canvas! Check out these Youtube poets who create beautiful images with their words. THIS is the remedy to writer's block: Youtube Poetry:

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