Paint Chip Poetry: Playing with Poetry #playingwithpoetryNPM 29/30

This month, I’m tagging along with Christie, Margaret, Jone, Mary Lee, and other writers to play with poetry for National Poetry Writing Month. I’ll be creating poems using haikubes, metaphor dice, magnet poetry, paint chips and anything else that catches my fancy. Today I decided to do a backwards paint chip poem. I don’t think that’s really a thing, but I…

Paint Chip Poetry: Playing with Poetry #playingwithpoetryNPM 26/30

This month, I’m tagging along with Christie, Margaret, Jone, Mary Lee, and other writers to play with poetry for National Poetry Writing Month. I’ll be creating poems using haikubes, metaphor dice, magnet poetry, paint chips and anything else that catches my fancy. Today I decided to focus on some new paint chip interior design brochures that my mom picked up for…

Paint Chip Poetry: Playing with Poetry #playingwithpoetryNPM 24/30

This month, I’m tagging along with Christie, Margaret, Jone, Mary Lee, and other writers to play with poetry for National Poetry Writing Month. I’ll be creating poems using haikubes, metaphor dice, magnet poetry, paint chips and anything else that catches my fancy. Today’s poem happened because I’ve been wanting to write a poem for a paint chip called Slow Down. The…

Paint Chip Poetry: Playing with Poetry #playingwithpoetryNPM 21/30

This month, I’m tagging along with Christie, Margaret, Jone, Mary Lee, and other writers to play with poetry for National Poetry Writing Month. I’ll be creating poems using haikubes, metaphor dice, magnet poetry, paint chips and anything else that catches my fancy. My first attempt to create a paint chip poem using Margaret’s paint chip poem for kindergarten writers ended up…

Paint Chip Poetry: Playing with Poetry #playingwithpoetryNPM 19/30

This month, I’m tagging along with Christie, Margaret, Jone, Mary Lee, and other writers to play with poetry for National Poetry Writing Month. I’ll be creating poems using haikubes, metaphor dice, magnet poetry, paint chips and anything else that catches my fancy. Today I decided to try a paint chip poem based on Margaret’s color poem for kindergarteners. I separated my…

Paint Chip Poetry: Playing with Poetry #playingwithpoetryNPM 13/30

This month, I’m tagging along with Christie, Margaret, Jone, Mary Lee, and other writers to play with poetry for National Poetry Writing Month. I’ll be creating poems using haikubes, metaphor dice, magnet poetry, paint chips and anything else that catches my fancy. I haven’t had a lot of success so far with the haikubes, so I decided to try writing haiku…

Paint Chip Poem: Playing with Poetry #playingwithpoetryNPM 4/30

This month, I’m joining several writers to play with poetry for National Poetry Writing Month. Today I’m creating another paint chip poem using an exercise from Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge’s Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words. For this exercise, Wooldridge asks her workshop participants to collect words–action words as well as answers to questions like What…