Tag Archives: Poetry

Driving through Fog (Revised)

Today I post with the JOY Writers in mind.  Let’s say the following poem is an exercise I gave to the group.  I will use it to teach how to write response letters in workshop. EXERCISE:  Write a poem, essay, … Continue reading

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Freedom without “Freedom”

So…I’m a little behind on my posting, so I’m going to find a way to double post.  We’ll see how it goes. Anyway, my Juniors were given the assignment to write a poem using a metaphor to represent freedom.  That … Continue reading

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Translation, Of a Sort

My nephew teaches Chinese and Spanish.  Yes, he’s very smart.  Anyway, I also consider him a friend, and we have begun, by baby steps, a translation project.  He tells me what the words in a Chinese poem mean, and I … Continue reading

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