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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.

The first spring You have forgotten more than I will ever experience. I Don't Remember... by Ash L Bennett. 10 Tips on Writing from David Ogilvy. Homework Center: Writing Skills - FactMonster. 55 Interesting Ways to Support Writing in the Classroom. Writing Task Resource List. Summary: This resource will help you find OWL material for the many different kinds of writing tasks you may face in school and in the workplace.

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. You are standing at the altar waiting to marry the person of your dreams.

Creative Writing Prompts

The preacher says, “Should anyone here present know of any reason that this couple should not be joined in holy matrimony, speak now or forever hold your peace.” You smile at your soon-to-be spouse, ready to get on with the... You are an expert at capturing alligators—they call you “The Alligator Whisperer.” Your work has helped scientists gather extensive information on the life of alligators and you are hailed as a hero in the scientific community. Everything is going great until one day the alligators start hunting you. You were involved in a terrible car accident and have been in a coma for the past three months. Write a story that begins with the title of the book you’ve most recently read and ends with the name of your favorite character that you’ve written. Have the main character in your novel (or short story) write a letter to you. Write 10 sentences using a different cliché in each. Ah it’s the Holidays!

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