In the Distance A Covid-19 Poem Millions of introverts just got their most fervent prayer answered. We are alone at last, each in our own bubble, only this time no one chastises us for not going to the party. This time we are the standard and six feet its measure. Much like The Boy … Continue reading PAD Day 2
Most of the time, I will use prompts from Robert Lee Brewer at Poetic Asides. Today his prompt was about a new world or worlds. We certainly have that now, and this is my effort. Baking Bread It takes a slower time, at least I thought it did, but really, it slows time to the … Continue reading PAD Challenge Day 1
It seemed like a good time to publicly draft, poems, lots of poems, and NaBloPoMo (and the PAD Challenge) seems like a good way to do it. I will use the prompts provided by Robert Lee Brewer at Poetic Asides. There may be some days when I take my own direction, and I’ll let you … Continue reading April Poetry Month and NaBloPoMo
I ended up using the blogs on Blackboard for two reasons, ones that in the end, make sense. One, it is easier for the students to access. They can see each other's entries right there. Two, I can too.. This is one-stop shopping, so to speak, and that ease in communication counts for something. There's … Continue reading Manifesto, Try 2
I'm teaching Gender Issues in Language and Literature this spring and as part of it, will be blogging along with my students. At first, I thought I might have then=m blog within Blackboard, thinking that would make it easier all around if not a little boring, but hey! easier is better, right? Well, it wasn't;t … Continue reading A Manifesto about Creating a Manifesto
Even in an apartment complex, the Finger Lakes area of New York does winter well.
Snow sneaking in overnight.
I'll be taking a Project 365 sabbatical over winter break. There will be photo posts, but daily posts won't resume until spring semester starts in January. In photo: my daughter's cat, Harry.
I had six Intro to Poetry students succeed with the Poem-a-Day Challenge. Three of them did all 30 days. Wow!