Day 15: Necessities

Almost caught up! After this, I'll only need to write two more poems to be back on track. Hopefully once I get there, I can focus and stick to it. 15. 10 things you should always have Looks like we're gonna do another list poem!   All the Necessities Don't forget your cup of tea … Continue reading Day 15: Necessities

Day 9: Life Story

This one's going to be fun! 9. Tell your life story in 5 sentences. I'm tweaking this to be five lines. Also, something super convenient: my current age is divisible by 5, so I can split it between the five really naturally!   Becoming Me Beloved tot, sweet Southern Belle, learning to walk, becomes smart kid … Continue reading Day 9: Life Story

World Poetry Day 2018

Hello everyone! I know it's been a crazy long time since I've posted. In my defense, Winter Quarter was crazy (it always is) and for mental health reasons I could barely even focus on schoolwork much less running a successful blog. All that being said, I am now back, hopefully on a much more regular … Continue reading World Poetry Day 2018

Spotlight: Michael Ondaatje and The Cinnamon Peeler (1997)

So I'm currently reading The Cinnamon Peeler (1997), a selection of poems by Michael Ondaatje, and while I've only really been able to read and process a couple of the works, I couldn't not post about him. This wild-haired, Canadian man born in Sri Lanka writes beautifully. The Cinnamon Peeler is a collection of poems written from … Continue reading Spotlight: Michael Ondaatje and The Cinnamon Peeler (1997)