Monthly Archives: October 2015

Molasses Cookies for Mole Day

*Edit: These did not work out well, but I do have some suggestions on how to fix them. Or, for a recipe that DID work the first time and was exactly what I was looking for, see here* Yeah. So… … Continue reading

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In Which I Acknowledge My Limitations. (And Make Some Pretty Yummy Blondies.)

Well, that’s a little embarrassing. I was really enjoying my Blogging 201 poetry class, and then I apparently fell off the face of the Earth half way through. In reality, I think I bit off a lot more than I … Continue reading

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Additional Found Poetry

I loved the idea of finding poetry on your bookshelf, as shared in the Commons. So, even though it lacks faces and a chiasmus, I wanted to give it a shot. The Lost Continent

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Assignment Six– Faces, Found Poetry, Chiasmus

I “found” my words by taking the first and last word of each paragraph in a paper I wrote on nature and civilization in Shakespeare’s As You Like It. The only think I changed was to add an “‘s” to Shakespeare. … Continue reading

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Assignment 5.5

There are many poems that inspire me, but when I’m asked to think of a poem, this is one of the first that always comes to my mind. I think I remember having to memorize it in AP English my … Continue reading

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The Ulti-Malt Malt Cake

Get it? Ulti-MALT? Ha. Ha. Ha..? I’ve had the idea for a malted cake floating around in my head for a while now. I’m not quite sure why. When I was in elementary school my favorite drink to order at … Continue reading

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Assignment 5… Kind of?

Affinity A new novel is a relationship Whether you are introduced by a friend Or meet by chance (In a book store, perhaps?) The tentative introduction… Will you judge me only by my cover? Are you plain-spoken? Folksy? Literate? Well-read? … Continue reading

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Apple Fall Spice Mini Muffins

Oh. My. Goodness. These are ridiculously good. Like I ate an embarrassing number of them straight out of the oven good. Like I had to hide them in a container to take to work tomorrow so I wouldn’t eat every … Continue reading

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Assignment #4

This assignment was supposed to include imperfection, limerick, and enjambment. I struggled with this one. I’ve been struggling a lot today, with my own imperfections and insecurities, and that certainly didn’t make writing any easier. But I guess some days … Continue reading

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Assignment #3

I had a lot of fun with this prompt: skin, prose poetry, internal rhyme. The idea of internal rhyme in a prose poem was interesting to me. I tried to use it throughout the piece, but I think a lot … Continue reading

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