Thursday, March 12, 2015

{#sol15) fragrant poetry 12/31


The March Slice of Life Story Challenge
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During the SOLSC, I have borrowed many ideas from other writers and their mentor text slices. One of my favorite -- very fun -- mentor texts was shared by the other Ruth.  She wrote a little iPod poetry using the titles of songs from her iPod. 

Pick and choose your song titles.  The words are there to play around with to create a poem.  
Here are two iPod poems that I created in   2013   and   2011.

I thought about trying to write another iPod poem until earlier this week when I started to notice all the various names of my stash of soaps, shower gels, lotions, and perfume sprays from Bath & Body Works.  Ah ha!  I had a new poetry idea ... I only wish you could smell the beautiful fragrances of the poem.

Stuck on what to write about?  Go on and try an iPod or B&BW poem!


A Thousand Wishes

Secret Wonderland
Caribbean Escape 
Beautiful Day
Dancing Waters
Love & Sunshine
Forever Red
Eucalyptus Tea
True Blue Spa
Black Cherry Merlot
Carried Away
Moonlight Path
Endless Weekend
 Pure Paradise
A Thousand Wishes


Playing without additional words and with ...


A Thousand Wishes

{Planning a} Secret Wonderland
Caribbean Escape {away}
{Where every day is a} Beautiful Day
{with} Dancing Waters
Love & {lots of} Sunshine
Forever Red {Ouch!}
{Cooling} Eucalyptus Tea
{Relaxing} True Blue Spa
Black Cherry Merlot {just a sip}
{A little} Carried Away
{A walk on a} Moonlight Path
Endless {extra long} Weekend
{In} Pure Paradise
A Thousand {and one more} Wishes




13 comments:

  1. How fun to use the things around you to inspire your writing!

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  2. I was trying to find the connection between your placement of words on your first poem & I LOVE that you revealed to us what you were actually thinking by adding the extra words...now I see a much clearer picture and it is funny and adorable! Love it! Very creative!

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  3. I could almost smell all those fragrances (I think they're in my cabinet too). Great idea. Love how you created the suspense and then gave your thoughts. Love ya, Mom

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  4. How creative, Michelle! The first poem had me lost in my own mental images and the second had me involved in story. Way to grow yourself as a writer!

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  5. Another creative slice Michelle! I can relate to the B&BW supply! My shower has more choices than a store :-). Xoxo

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  6. Soap poetry. Creative. Poetry hides everywhere.

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  7. You are so creative - and I leave this slice with such lovely things to think about, too!

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  8. When you look around, you discover poetry. What a fun poem for today!

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  9. Pretty clever! Hoping you have a trip like this on the calendar!

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  10. I often love trying new techniques to stretch me as a writer, and a thinker. This is a fun an inventive way to observe and write connections. Thanks!

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  11. Very clever! I'm in awe of your talent!! I'm predicting I'll see my products in a new way when I shower tomorrow. :)

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  12. I agree - I wish I could smell this poem. :) What a great idea!

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Thanks for sharing your thoughts.