Tag Archives: Creative writing

High School Student Generated Writing Prompts for National Poetry Month (Amy)

“Poetry is eternal graffiti written in the heart of everyone.” ― Lawrence Ferlinghetti  In anticipation of National Poetry Month my creative writing students at Gwinn High School spent the two weeks before spring break contemplating activities that could engage other … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month 2013 ~ Student Posters (Amy)

“Write about your sorrows, Your wishes, Your passing thoughts, Your belief in anything beautiful.” ~Rainer Maria Rilke Every year I anticipate getting the new National Poetry Month poster in my school mailbox. This year I decided it would be a … Continue reading

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Nourishing the Joy of Writing: GHS Creative Writing Retreat (Amy)

Joy Is an upwelling of life, Of spirit, a blossoming of freedom. It is what we are here for. It is whole-hearted, full-bodied, All encompassing. ~Roger Housden   Over the past ten years Heather and I have collaborated on many … Continue reading

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My Students’ Gift Poem for National Poetry Month (Amy)

The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself. –   Henry Miller “Look! Five poems were delivered to my mailbox!” I squeal, holding up five envelopes … Continue reading

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