Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Currently, But Really Earlier #SOL21

Every day, I find inspiration from all of the wonderful writers in this community.  Today's post is an example.  I tried out a "Currently" poem this morning, but I was not able to post it until now.  Thank you, everyone, for sharing your ideas and hearts.  

Currently at 6:00 a.m., 
I am 
sitting in front of 
Zoom, writing
in my notebook, 
my morning pages.


Currently,
I am 
thinking of what to 
write for a slice, 
listing my ideas,
trying one out.

Currently, 
I am 
thinking about the
long day ahead - 
back-to-back classes, rehearsal,
tutoring, and Time to Write.

Currently, 
I am 
putting my phone
on the back part 
of this notebook
to hold it down - 
almost done and 
not my favorite.

Currently, 
I am 
scratching my head, 
wondering Could this be
a slice?  Is it
slice worthy?

Currently and always,
I am 
critical of my 
writing, wondering
Is it good enough 
to share?

Currently and always,
my fear and
perfectionist thinking
creep into
my current thoughts.

I am participating in the Two Writing Teachers March Slice of Life Challenge.





5 comments:

  1. I love how it evolved into the refrain of "Currently and always." I thought it was a neat idea playing with it as a poem instead of just writing it down. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. This is a great idea and I like the way you set it up. Fun to read through from actions to your thoughts. Thanks - this is a great idea.

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  3. I like the stream of consciousness theme of this "currently" post. It's not unusual to start writing about our writing this far into the SOLSC...or to have doubts. Nice work!

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  4. Currently, thinking how much I enjoy reading your writing. :)

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  5. Currently, I am thinking - this is a perfect slice! Love this. These lines,
    "thinking about the
    long day ahead -"
    I find it so hard to think of what to write when I have leapt ahead to my full day . . . I am impressed with your sweet poem that resulted, in the midst of the thinking ahead.

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