Really like this, Marsha!
#OneWordChallenge – nothing
Examining the Topic
We take maps for granted – shame on us. Many of us barely remember how to read a map. We follow along with our car on the dashboard which is always going straight up, no matter what the direction. We check out a location on the map by spinning our cursor so that we can go on a virtual tour which includes street names imprinted on the roads.
Writing the Poem
Who knew there were so many styles of syllabic Japanese poetry? Even though I gave a cursory nod to cinquain and haiku poetry when I taught fourth grade, all I remember is that haikus had something to do with nature.
There’s more to it. Some forms work well with emotions, some with nature. I can’t keep them all straight in my mind.
When I saw Tuesday’s prompt of “Maps,” I panicked…
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