Creativity and Wonder

Apr 15, 2017

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Carol Varsalona

Creativity and wonder move in accordance from season to season. While winter has transitioned into springtime, I continue to write daily to spark the imagination. I spend worthwhile time noticing and wondering about my surroundings. Perhaps, you do so, too.

Nature provides a wonder-filled background for writing. During National Poetry Month, social media is buzzing about poetry. There are many challenges popping up. If you are inspired to create during Poetry Month, I have a challenge for you. You can view my invitation to create a springtime image poem or photo image at my newest gallery of artistic expressions, Springsations, here.

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Wondering how to get started? Take a gallery walk through last season's gallery, Winter Wonder, that I created in shades of white and gray. This global gallery with offerings from artists, poets, writers, and students from around the globe captures the beauty of winter's stilled wonders.

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You can use the variety of poems featured as mentor texts to create your own single image poem or a collection of them for #Springsations.

Noticing life's fragile artwork brings wonder to an inspired level.

Join me as I create and curate the magical power of the spring season in poetic thought. I wish you many moments of noticing and wondering about your surrounding. Happy writing during National Poetry Month!

Notes:

You can view my #poetrylisciouspoetry collection and weekly blogs at my blog site, Beyond LiteracyLink (http://beyondliteracylink.blogspot.com/). I welcome guests.

I am in the process of creating a Wonder Bundle to spark ideas on writing poetically with students. Stay tuned.

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