In any case, five new blogs didn’t pop into my brain immediately. But one did and it is the perfect one to point out today. Emily Reads writes many of her reviews in haiku form, making her the perfect blog for Poetry Friday. A sample about a book I also read, The Year of the Dog.
Earth-shattering? No.Isn’t that clever? She also has used one-line summaries for books she has read, which I am thinking of using to catch up on the dozens of books I’ve read but not reviewed.
A little obvious? Yes.
Still, a good girl read.
I would also like to use today’s post to point to another site that I found through Journey Woman. If you want to write your own poem, but need a little inspiration, you can try Poetry in Motion for their magnetic poetry-type format. It’s fun and addictive. Just like smoking! (Kidding.) Here’s mine from today:
Fast-fading summerFor more Poetry Friday, try Kelly, and Liz, and Jen, Keepers of the Links. And remember that Semicolon does a book review round-up on Saturday, so submit your best entry tomorrow. I’m going to soak up as much summer fun as I can on a rainy day, just days away from the start of school.
You give my dreams truth
If I dive into my heart’s desire,
Can you take me through to December?