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Lace Under the Stars. It was another Twitter poetry party, and the poetic lines just glistened.

Lace Under the Stars

Here are the first seven poems of our recent TweetSpeak Poetry-sponsored meet-up/mash-up poetry slam. Lace Under the Stars By @llbarkat, @ericswalberg, @Doallas, @lauraboggess, @jejpoet, @mmerubies, @monicasharman, @SandraHeskaKing, @kellysauer, @dukeslee, @pathoftreasure, and @chrisyokel. Lurking by @monicabrand (who guessed the source for the prompts – Macbeth by William Shakespeare).

Edited by @gyoung9751. Liquid color in my arms Gin, wine, vodka, what’s your liquid color in my arms, distilling drops of warm light? Eternal questions What’s your splicing frequency? The moon shines always The moon shines always, when I’m in your arms. The last sober leaf We spin to the last sober leaf as the leaf’s shadow turns in the sun. The leaf is browning The leaf is browning, not budding, forgotten the unfurling, forgotten the stretch, forgotten the bud.

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Writing Task Resource List

Contributors:Allen Brizee, Allen BrizeeLast Edited: 2011-02-17 11:01:05 Overview What kind of writing task do you need to complete? The list below will help you pinpoint the OWL’s resources that will be most helpful for you according to the kind of writing you need to accomplish. If you’d like to see a complete list of our resources, please visit the OWL's main page.

When You’re Just Beginning Your Writing Task When You’re Ready to Compose Your Writing Task For an Abstract: For an Academic Research Paper: Style Guides (for citation format) For an Argument or Position Paper: For a Bibliography or Annotated Bibliography: For a Book Report or Book Review: For a Business or Cover Letter: For a Curriculum Vitae: Writing the Curriculum Vitae For an Email: For an Exploratory Essay: For a Literary Analysis Essay: General Advice: Writing About a Novel or Story: Descriptive Writing Techniques. Creative Writing Prompts. After weeks of secret detective work, partners Barbara and Nolan are on the verge of cracking the case.

Creative Writing Prompts

They’ve been posing as employees at a high-profile financial firm named MoneyMakers LLC., trying to prove that the CEO named (fill in the blank) has been ripping customers off. After hearing him say incriminating things into... You’ve been an extreme coupon cutter for years, to the point where you have gained national recognition for it. But you’ve developed a rival coupon-er named (fill in the blank). He/she has challenged you to an extreme coupon-off, with a list of specific groceries, a budget and only one day to see who can... You’re a local disc jokey with a morning radio program. You and two of your friends are working at a Halloween haunted house. I never would have married you if I'd have known __________. Write a story about three people who are on a road trip together, only to stop off at a gas station and pick up a fourth person whom they don't know.

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