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Saturday, March 2, 2013

I Am

I am a list maker
I am a sun seeker
I am a sand lover
I am a spring waiter
I am a snow runner
I am a bird watcher
I am a kid hugger
I am a star wisher
I am a heart chaser
I am a story maker
I am a only I am



15 comments:

  1. Betsy - I love this poem - I, too, am a bird watcher and sun seeker. I'm excited to see and hear the birds outside today. I think spring will be here soon!

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  2. I like this list poem. I think I'll try that out ... and you might just have given me the inspiration for what type of poems I'll write for April. Thanks!

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  3. I always love seeing poetry since it is a less-comfortable genre for me. It is always inspiring to see the possibilities and to receive inspiration through other slicers. It was also fun to catch quick glimpses into your identity.

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  4. You are a wonderful person, a story maker and a poet.

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  5. I will join you in seeking the sun and watching the birds, however we can not do these things at the beach. Not a big sand lover.

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  6. I love this poem. It is such a simple format but really powerful to share who you are. I can see this type of list poem being quite a fun thing to do with middle schoolers. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  7. What a great list - you captured the essence of you!

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  8. I love line: "I am a sun seeker."
    It reminds me that spring is surely coming and bringing brighter days with it!

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  9. Yes, you are all of those things and so many more wonderful things too. I enjoyed this poem and might just try it out myself! Thanks for sharing a little slice of yourself today, my sun seeking friend.

    PS - when you find it, please share it?

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  10. Enjoyed your list of telling us who you are. I did something similar today also. It's fun getting to know more about our fellow slicers. We finally found the sun today - hope it continues to shine.

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  11. Love your "I am" intro - simple to replicate. Thanks for sharing!

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  12. What a powerful piece --- thank you for sharing this with us! This might inspire me to try a poem some time this month....I'll keep you posted!

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  13. Oh, I like this, on Dr. Seuss' birthday, could be a wonderful picture book-love that last line!

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  14. Ooooh, I agree with Linda, yes, a picture book! Oh my, wouldn't this be fun to use with kids. I'm stealing your idea Betsy. By the way, my favorite as "star wisher."

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  15. Betsy,
    I enjoyed your poem. What a perfect mentor text this would make! I enjoyed learning a little more about you as well.

    Cathy

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