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Post by Interlace1 » Mon Feb 01, 2021 3:45 pm

Hello. Thanks for the warm welcome so far. 
I’m a history teacher and dad of a teething toddler who writes a little poetry when time and toddler accommodate such wanton self-indulgence. 
Not been overly productive recently so hoping to rekindle something with your help. 
From what I’ve read so far inspiration should certainly be plentiful, though I can’t promise I’ll take the bait!
Question: do you tend to revise poems on the same thread, as in some other forums, or leave them as originals?
happy to go with the flow on this. 



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Post by Colm Roe » Tue Feb 02, 2021 2:36 am

Welcome Luke  :)
You could leave the original, then add edited versions, or just have one poem that's edited as you go. Standard practice is one thread for each poem.
I thought History was the most boring subject in school. Boy do I love it now!
Would I be right in saying that young people nowadays are more interested because they play video games that re-enact real battles in various countries?

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Post by Matty11 » Sat Feb 06, 2021 9:04 am

Welcome Luke

Hope you are rekindled :D



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Post by Dave » Sun Feb 14, 2021 12:01 pm

A generous and happy welcome to a fellow traveller through time and space. Look forward to the poems.

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Post by Deb » Sat Mar 06, 2021 9:36 am

Hi Luke,

Welcome and congratulations.

Toddlers to third graders are my favorite ages. From newborns to right before they start school, they are 100% themselves, think you hung the moon, and are made up of you and the people they interact with daily. Plus, the younger they are, the fewer filters. ;)

I wish I would have kept a journal of names, words, phrases, favorite books, and songs to use for material later. Now I have to be a writer and fill in more of the blanks.

What grade(s) do you teach? I taught music as a consultant for Kindergarten to 5th grade for a semester until the California educational budget crisis. Those were some of the most rewarding five months of employment in my life.
I didn't go into debt for a degree and shall remain poorer for it. :D

That's too much information for an introduction.

It's good to have you here. I look forward to reading your work.

I hope you'll try the NaPoWriMo, thirty days of April madness with us this year.

Have a great day,

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