Walking by Inner Vision Journal – Writing Assignment #15 “Pachysandra Gifts” Introducing: The Diamante Poem (The Diamond Poem) In Italian, the word “Diamante” means “diamond.” The unique 7-Line STRUCTURE of the Diamante poem will give it the appearances of a … Continue reading →
One by one we unwrapped our gifts. I noticed I had one additional gift. An extra gift seemed strange because in our home gifts were something extraordinary. A steelworker’s family seldom had more than a couple of small gifts. Each one was a treasure to us.. We giggled and squirmed amid the wrappings we discarded the wrapping papers. We tore into the gifts. OH, Christmas morning is the most memorable time of a little child’s life!Continue reading →
Are you having trouble trying to get a poem started?
Does it seem like you are looking at a blank wall when nothing comes into your imagination?
Those are the times when I begin to think in a different way.
Instead of looking at the moment, I will metaphorically turn around and look backwards for my inspiration. This works magic for me, usually.Continue reading →