Friday, March 18, 2016

SOLSC #18 - Winter Encore

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Introduction: Hello and welcome to my blog! This is the third year I have participated in the SOLSC and also the third year for my students as well! I teach students, ages 11-14, in a multi-age classroom at The Logan School for Creative Learning in Denver, CO. This year, I am hosting students from all three middle school classes and they are participating on a volunteer basis (with a few prizes thrown in for inspiration). I'm looking forward to being part of this amazing community again!

Winter Encore

Vibrant yellow petals bend
Thin stems droop
Under a muted white blanket

Roots greedily gather the moisture
Transforming blue to yellow-green leaves
Cloaked behind red buds

photo credit: Dewdrops and Daffodils via photopin (license)


  1. I'm always sad when frost steals spring and blankets new buds w/ ice, but I love your photo and poetry.

  2. Promising buds:
    moisture roots greedily
    under the blanket as
    petals droop, gather, transform.

    -- Kevin, transforming your poem by tipping it upside down in honor of your original.

  3. This is gorgeous. I love how the image compliments the words. Or do the words compliment the image? Either way, it's compelling.