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    Glass Heals to the Ball

    For this 1 star assignment we were asked to pick our favorite myth, legend, or folktale, and wrap it up into a haiku. There was a young girl Who wore glass heals to a ball Then married the prince If you haven’t guessed, my Haiku is about Cinderella! I loved to watch Cinderella growing up on re-peat and till this day I love to watch the new versions of the story. This assignment was short but I also had fun trying to put little words into a larger story. It was like putting together a puzzle that was very unrestricted. When I finally decided which fairy tale I was going…

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    Poem Parody – Spy Version

    The Kill He clasps the gun with firm hands; Close to the enemy in midlands, Ring’d with the situation, he stands. The enemy in front of him walks; He watches from behind the rocks And like a thunderbolt the enemy squawks For this writing assignment , we were asked to take a poem and create a parody of it. We had flexibility on what we could do. I chose to rewrite the poem The Eagle (1851) by Alfred Lod Tennyson in the eyes of a secret agent rather than an Eagle who falls to it’s death. Here is the original poem: The Eagle He clasps the crag with crooked hands;…

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    Ten Seconds of Thanks!

    For this second 2.5 star writing assignment we were suppose to time ourselves for 10 seconds and in those 10 seconds come up with a list of things we are thankful for. For “bonus points” we were told to draw a picture of ourselves in 10 seconds as well. Here is what I came up with: This list is short mostly because I only had 10 seconds, but, it is also short because this is what is most important in my life. After I wrote the list I wondered why I put family and parents separate, and even though these two things are the same, I still can’t decide. I…

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    Dream (3 year) Vacation

    “Vacation: an extended period of leisure and recreation, especially one spent away from home or in traveling.” For this 3.5 star writing assignment we are asked to blog about our dream vacation. Where we will go and who will we will bring. My dream vacation…hmm…no mention of a time limit so, here we go. If I had the ultimate dream vacation I would probably spend about 3 years traveling. Having family tag along as they can. I would begin my vacation in Sydney, Australia. I would check out the Sydney Opera House, snorkel the Great Barrier Reef, Drive the Great Ocean Road. I would probably spend 3 months or so…