The time is now
Judges line the front of the blue mat.
Hopeful, nervous girls stretch out and warm up their skills.
So many new faces, I cant wait to make friends.
Cheer tryouts begin in merely fifteen minutes.
Its almost time to perform.
Dear Sarah Mandel,
Your poems were all unique in their own ways. Beginning with The Meaning of Life, the
poem gave great imagery for the gloominess that overcame this person. I noticed that there was
punctuation at the start
I enjoyed reading all three of your poems. They certainly kept me thinking and that in
return kept me very interested. The Misunderstood Shark poem described the shark very well. I
felt as if I knew or had seen this shark bef
Instructor: Ashley Clarke
CWSW, Section 15
Trees are decorated with sweaters as if to keep them warm.
Students are bundled up with winter jackets and layers upon layers.
Day by day the temperature reaches cl
500 Prompts for Narrative and Personal Writing
What was your most precious childhood
What were your favorite childhood shows and
What were your favorite picture books wh
15 Years of Vladimir Putin
As I read this article, I continued to compare each scene to America. Vladimir Putin has
held a long, but strong and influential few terms in office. He has many fans because of the fact
that he helped the economy and changed th
Since I have received the assignment on affirmations I have been reciting them when I
can remember. I tend to forget when I wake up but the days that I have yoga class I really
remember it a lot more. Maybe because those two days are my less stressful day
Which interpretation of myth is utilized as a way to teach people
about society and the characteristics of society?
A. Moral Allegory
C. Charter Theory
D. Sigmund Freud's Theory
What type of story is a traditional/ legendary story contain
As soon as I heard there was an opening on exec I knew I
couldn't pass up the opportunity to run for the position.
As a freshman going through recruitment I knew that I was
interested in leadership and I was drawn to houses that I felt I
could see myself
Yoga Reflection Week 6
This week I had to fill out the Wheel of Life. I had to chose a hub and surround it with
spokes. Based off of the reading I began to think about what helps me make decisions and is the
key to how I live my life. It made the most sen
Throughout this first week of yoga class I have really learned a lot about myself. Before these
two classes I only looked at yoga in hopes of getting a workout in but instead I have gained
something much more beneficial. I noticed that during and after cl
Yoga Week 5
This weeks reading took me back. College has been extremely overwhelming. Its
happening right before my eyes and I feel like I havent stopped to live in the moment. The idea
of a cassette tape compared to my thoughts is so relatable and deep b
I decided to take this yoga course because not only have I tried classes in the past and truly
loved them, but I know that with the huge transition Im making from high school to college,
living on my own, and taking on challenging classes leading me down
The stress reduction technique that I attempted to use the most this week was the one
about consciously doing one thing at a time, keeping my mind focused on the present. Doing
whatever Im doing more slowly, more intentionally, and with more awareness and
Heres my list of 50 poetic forms:
(Note: Click on the name of each form to read the full description in the original posts.)
Abstract (or Sound) Poetry. Abstract was a term used by Dame Edith Sitwell.
Acrostic. A form for hidden messages.
Eudora Welty's Christmas Eggnog
By Emily WallaceDecember 19, 2014
I havent given a thought to Christmas, Eudora Welty wrote to her
agent Diarmuid Russell in 1947, except where to get a little whiskey for
the eggnog. Better stir the brain. Nevermind a cass