Poetry is not taxing

Spoken word artist Christopher Sims of Rockford, Illinois, brought his amazing rhymes to  the In Print writing group meeting Saturday to celebrate April Poetry Month. Prompt: Do a draft of a poem today. Then consider this Atlantic article about teaching poetry. Why Teaching Poetry Is So Important – Atlantic Mobile http://m.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/04/why-teaching-poetry-is-so-important/360346/

Christmas Messages

Emily could feel the package slipping from her grasp. NO, she thought. I’ll never be able to pick it up if I drop it. But she could gain no purchase on the box, not without dropping one of the other four she was carrying. She bobbled, trying to balance it, but just as she feltContinue reading “Christmas Messages”