On this week’s Magnetic Poetry Saturday Challenge post, Duke Miller reminded me that the “so it goes” that ended my offering was made popular, so to speak, by Kurt Vonnegut. It is the repeated refrain in Slaughterhouse Five, which is the first book of his I discovered back when I was in the ninth grade. I immediately consumed everything else he wrote, preparing, I would my adolescent sensibility and paradigm for the likes of Virginia Woolf, Albert Camus, Jack […]
While intensely working on this week’s poem, pushing about my little virtual magnets, my fingers stumbled across the key board and… doh! a fresh new set of words appeared on the screen with no way to get back the old words. This may explain in part the tone of this week’s entry on my part. I would like to take a moment to note that MPSC’s only true prompt is that one try to have […]
In one of those lazy web-browsing afternoons, I stumbled onto Fast Company’s site with the post “Stream These Coffee Shop Sounds to Boost Your Creativity,” which opens with: There’s a reason that so many telecommuters choose to work in coffee shops instead of their living rooms: working in moderately loud environments where noise levels reach approximately 70 decibels (like coffee shops) breeds creativity, according to research that we first wrote about last year. A new […]
And I should like to be able to love my country and still love justice. I don’t want any greatness for it, particularly a greatness born of blood and falsehood. I want to keep it alive by keeping justice alive. ~ Albert Camus, Resistance, Rebellion and Death: Essays If you wish to participate in the challenge, check out the MPSC Guidelines page or just jump to the magnetic poetry web page to create your own poem with magnets.
Along with my apologies for the late posting of last week’s magnetic offerings, I would like to offer my appreciation to those who participated. So now for some magnetic wisdom to start the weekend: Merril, “Night Birds” Leara, “Thriving” rivrvlogr, “Make Peace” Deb, “The Waterfall” Crow, “hauntings and wakefulness”
The magnet is mightier than the sword. . If it’s not yet time for a revolution, at least there’s time for another Saturday Magnetic Poetry Challenge. If you would like to know about how to participate, go to the Guidelines page. I’ll be posting the results on Wednesday.
A thank you to all those who participated in the Magnetic Poetry Saturday Challenge and provided such delightful offerings. If I have missed anyone, please let me know in the comments. Kat, untitled Crow, “Black Dreams” Pat, “Dazzled” rivrvlogr, “gentle fly at peace” Jane Dougherty, “Drunk on diamond rain” Merril, “If” Leara, “Sacred Writes” Method Two Madness, “15 Years” Deb, untitled
This post is a continuation of of the Magnetic Poetry Challenge (MPSC), which I began on my previous blog site. If you wish to participate, please read the guidelines on the MPSC page located at the top of this site. Below are some magnetic poetry from others that either missed before or were created after I temporarily put MPSC on the back burner. Kat, untitled tnkerr, untitled Jane Dougherty. “I Recall“ Crow, “invovation“ Kat, “Ghosts“ […]