SoCS — Still plugging away

Alors, mes chers lecteurs, I am still working on finishing the assignments from the “Writing 201- poetry” course.  I like to challenge myself in this way, but it is not easy for me to write in one day something resembling a poem. So I am still writing, still making drafts, still trying to figure out these forms and still committed to finishing the assignments, […]

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Ode to the Métro

Ode to the Métro The first time I saw you, I heard your music, Many voices blending with accordion song. Colored lines on your walls a hectic logic, The rush to fill your emptiness a never-ending throng Of workers and students and tourists, Going here and there and there and here, To jobs, to schools, […]

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That glowing screen…

From sleep’s soft silence Come vibrant violet visions Amethyst dreamer Bonjour Chers lecteurs, I sort of failed miserably at the last writing course offered by Blogging U.  So I am trying again. This time the subject is poetry. I love poetry, even if I’m too dense to “get it” sometimes. I decided I’d at least […]

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Poème de Duolingo

Bonjour mes chers lecteurs, You know, in learning a language, one of the most important things for me has been repetition. There are many ways to do repetition, and they all have their good and bad qualities, but one that I kind of like is the App called “Duolingo.” It divides vocabulary and grammar into […]

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Sonnets in my bonnet…

So, I saw this “Poetry Slam” thing on Yeah Write (a site which I absolutely love but just haven’t found the time to participate in as of late) and it’s been rambling around my head for most of the month. This post by Rowan is so nicely put together and easy to understand, I thought, […]

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