I think of how sentences
can become poems
This is a second haiku about reading from August 2013. I have to pause and remember what I was trying to say. I added the word “can.”
Sometimes an author describes a place so well, while telling a story, that I think of a poem – the land, the colors, the light. And I think about how writing our notes and observations in a journal can be the beginning of a poem later.
Often when I write a new poem for a blog post, I have been reading for a time. The wonder and beauty of language. Then I look outside, and am inspired once again by the same views.
I read memoirs and poetry by Luci Shaw. Her gift with poetry is a natural part of her prose. I see how writing in one area, can help us with work in another form as well.
Ellen Grace Olinger
August 2013 and February 2019
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