Wake up your poetry brains with 15 Words or Less (guidelines here)!
I took this pic at a winterguard show (the activity color guards’do over the winter, performing with flags, rifles, sabers, and other props) a few weeks ago.?Here’s what it makes me think of:
1)?How hard school is for some kids
2) As a kid, you feel too little for everything
3) BIG writing dreams
And here’s my poem first draft:
Advice to a Young Poet
–Laura Purdie Salas, all rights reserved
What do you think of when you look at this picture? Take any quick idea and jot down a 15 Words or Less poem. It doesn’t have to rhyme or describe this picture. It’s just about whatever you think of when you look at it.