A cold rain starting,
And no hat
The so at the end of this haiku is ambiguous which makes it more fun. On one hand it could
mean somy day is ruined or on the other it could mean sotough luck you have to deal with
Joseph Riley Morris
Rambling Poem Defense
For this poem I didnt just want to tell the reader that I simply Liked Oreos. I wanted
them to be able to peer inside my mind and see all my jumbling thoughts that I have ever had
about Oreos and how amaz
Joseph Riley Morris
Rambling Poems Annotated
I love Karate:
I love karate. I love karate so much I sweat karate steak dinners.
I could already tell from these two sentences I was going to like this poem. Its my kind of
random humor and by saying
Ron Carlson Writes A Story:
if it matters to you, then its absolutely worth writing about. I really like this saying. It just
shows you how much in your life you can write about and just how much you should be writing
I never really t
A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings:
His prudence fell on sterile hearts. I like how the author uses such a simple phrase to set the
tone for what he is about to write next.
I wonder if the author came up with the silly ailments that the people had or if h
Woman With A Yellow Scarf:
This poem was like a very good narrative short story. The way she narrates and describes the
woman with a yellow scarf left you wanting to read more.
Towards the end, the author personifies words in an interesting wa
The Female Body:
O think of each section like you would find a different definition in a dictionary. I wonder if that
is what the author was gaping for.
not just alone but Alone. I wonder what the author means by this and the capitalizing o
Its true that Im indiscreet, I confess, Indescretly I just like this comment because its kind
of sly and sarcastic and shows the voice of the author well.
There is lying and there is telling the truth, especially where marria
I like his idea of staying in the room and pushing through rather than leaving in hopes of
inspiration but rather getting distracted.
I like how he tells us that when we write character dialogue to keep in mind that all your
Im not sure we spontaneously create anything but rather I think we find elements of
stories suggested suddenly by the contextif weve created the context, the place, the moment
with credible force. I totally agree with this. I feel like I get a sing
The Book of Sand:
and carried a gray valise. A valise is a type of suitcase. Nothing too insightful just my new
word of the day.
I get how the book doesnt have an ending but if it has to have a beginning, page 1. Is page one
torn out, or do people just gi
We cant take pleasure in a work of art, not in good conscience, without accepting the implicit
intention of the artist to accepting the implicit intention of the artist to please us. I dont really
ever think about this but I suppose I probably do it uncon
Writing Good Bad Guys Annotations
And characters are much more than the sum of their outwardly observable acts
This is very true characters arent very interesting without the motives behind their actions.
another way to give readers a fuller sense of a ba