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I Got a 70% in Blogging University

And I’m 100% okay with that. As many of you know, I tried my hand at poetry writing a bit ago. I’m always telling people how much I love Blogging University, and I was taking full advantage of the coursework by taking part in the Poetry class. So here’s the confession: I only did seven out of […]

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Beloved – Poetry Day 7

Something about the very word “beloved” causes a frisson in us. Out of the people that matter to you, who matters the most? Whom do you love, or whom have you loved more than anyone else? What does the word “beloved” summon up in your imagination? What songs, poems, stories, movies spring to mind? Who […]

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Fallacy – Poetry Day 6

Today, let’s write poems that are wholly illogical. Let’s see how miserably we can get reason to fail; both our reason and the reason that guides our readers. Try not to consider this prompt as a call to nonsense but rather a call to use your good (creative) sense to arrive at firmly misconstrued ends. […]

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Freedom – Poetry Day 5

Today I did a Cinquain poem. As I was looking for a type of poem-style to write, I came across this style. There are different ways to write a Cinquain. I saw a 2-4-6-8-2 style and different 1,2,3,4,1 – word styles. I went for the latter. That was further refined in this example by stating […]

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Sleep – Poetry Day 3

It’s time to think deeply about sleep. Dive into the pool of night and let whatever it is you find there take poetic form. (I hope this prompt doesn’t make an insomniac out of you!) Soft Lullabies Evolve into Epic tales as my physical momentum is put on Pause *This post is part of the Poetry 101 course […]

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An Email That Changed my Life

One year ago today, I was working night security/gate at the Eastern Traditional Archery Rendezvous when I received an email that changed my life. It said: I work on the Happiness team at Automattic and would like to chat about your recent Happiness Engineer application. Are you free on Friday, July 25th, 8:30am Eastern time […]