One Page at a Time: Brain Freeze Prevention

Wind-chills and below-zero temperatures caused Minnesota’s governor to close schools today, January 6. This announcement came Friday, January 4. The Daily Poet prompt for Friday quite appropriately matched the weather, and my discussion about writer’s block with my young poetry group. Here is the prompt to provide a winter’s day warm-up and to prevent any writer’s block brain freeze.

“Write a list of the coldest words you can think of –everything from ice to Ice Capades, snowball to Antarctica. Once you have a list of at least twenty words, incorporate the most interesting ones into a poem about summer, kite flying, or something else that has nothing to do with freezing temperatures.”

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