One of my most favorite classes I've ever taken in my lifetime was my linguistic anthropology course taught by Professor David Valentine at the University of Minnesota. It seemed each class time would leave my mind spinning with newly discovered connections for my worldview.
I'm still dizzyingly in love with my husband five years after our wedding day. Yet, I know from experience that heartbreak brings the worst sort of pain so today's poem is meant to help anyone going through a hard breakup. As my sister said in her speech at my reception "you have to kiss a few frogs to find your prince".
I cannot tell you how many times in my life I put something in a "clever place" where I was sure I would think to look again only to seek it out hours or days later and have no earthly idea where I put it.
Here is a poem I wrote about a book I read recently. The book is called Skullsworn and it's written by Brian Staveley. It was a unique and exciting read. My poem is a spoiler.
The patient is me. This is a get-well poem to myself. Not my finest work. What can I say, it's the Novocain.
Today my poem is about Ann Bancroft, explorer extraordinaire. Thanks for being first and helping others be first in their goals too.
I do believe we spread our emotional energy to one another. This is a gentle reminder to be cognizant of your emotional effect on others.
Today I tried skateboarding for the first time. It was both thrilling and terrifying. I'm willing to try again tomorrow.
Creative enthusiast, gregarious naturalist, opinionated activist, RYT 200. Amy Kay Czechowicz is completing a poetry challenge for 2018 by posting an original poem daily to this blog!