Why does my tummy hurt? Why does my head hurt? Why do I feel so tired? Why do I feel so cold? Why am I sweating so much? Why am I tingling so much?
The stinky onion sits by herself in the big, lonely kitchen, feeling small and sad. She desperately wants to get into the cozy basket with the other vegetables, but they won’t let her in!
Petal is a very pink pigeon, the only one in all of Pigeonopia. It’s her first day of school, and she can’t wait to make friends! She puts on her backpack, kisses her papa, and bobs off to school, happy as ever.
Cheeks is a very naughty gnome who lives in a little girl’s backyard. He’s always digging holes in the ground, scaring the birds away, and eating all the vegetables. But he gets away with it all because he’s SO cute!
I open my eyes at dawn.My trunk is gnarled,And my roots twisted. But as the sun rises,Warmth floods me,And I stretch out my branches.
The ancient wolf roams the forest, weak and lost, separated from her pack. She hunts for food, ready to pounce on whatever unlucky creature comes her way.
Sarrah sits in her buggy,Comfy and toasty,Cushy and cozy.Eating a large cookie. But she is NOT happy.
Imagery: a language that can set the moisture on one’s tongue, the hum in one’s ears, the tingle in one’s skin, the beat in one’s breath, and the blobs of colour that swim underneath one’s eyelids, to shape a story that the mind senses. Figurative language: words that string together layers of meanings, to describeContinue reading “Clusters”
It will hurt, just a little. I just lost. So I insult, say mean words, hurt the winner, till I win, and she loses, loses her balance, and falls with a yelp. So I reach down, give her a hand, become the hero, again her best friend. But still in pain, she pushes me down,Continue reading “Let’s play a game:”
Wash your brushes immediately and put them to dry hanging upside down; wash the acrylic ones separately and never mix them with oils; don’t leave your paintings to dry in the hot sun; they’ll cook and crack; wash your palettes as soon as you’re done using them; when buying yourself an apron, be sure thatContinue reading “OCAD: Based on “Girl”, By Jamaica Kincaid”