Friday, March 16, 2012
Journey or Sojourn?
I am doing the Think Kid, Think poetry challenge starting yesterday. You have to visit Ed DeCaria's site! There are some great original poems being created in sessions of 36 hours. Enjoy reading them, and then voting on your favorites.
I had the word "sojourn", and wrote two poems: one I've posted here on the TKT site for the challenge/contest, and the "leftover poem" I decided to post here for my Poetry Friday and the March SOL Challenge... so it's a multipurpose poem!
This one lent itself to literacy, plus it was a giant slice of my day Wednesday, writing poetry and sitting inside on a very snowy day. Remember how I said you had to keep an eye and ear out for the weather report? Well, it snowed from Tuesday early evening until early Thursday morning up in Aroostook County. All I can say is it's a good thing we didn't HAVE to leave yesterday. We could sojourn a while longer!
So here's the poem I didn't use:
Sojourn or Journey?
Sojourn or journey, which will it be -
Stay here a while, or set off to see
People and places of interest to me?
Sojourn or journey? Which to embrace?
There's no need to choose; I'll curl up in this place,
And see all the sights, with a book in my face!
Remember again to check out TKT the main scoreboard for many fine poems written with time and word constraints. Look at the guidelines for voting, and then dive in for some fun!
Posted by Donna Smith at 12:00 AM