What It Is to Write

23 Jun

The haiku expresses so much with so little. It’s an ancient poetic form that strikes a beautiful balance between constraint and freedom. This week’s Badgerblog selection is a winning example of the haiku—a small and singular moment brought to life in seventeen syllables. Congratulations to Angela for a wonderful celebration of what it is to write!

Writing Haiku

Pencil lead scratching,
On stiff creamy white paper,
Beautiful writing.

Angela, fourth grade, Badgerdog Creative Writing Summer Camp

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One Response to “What It Is to Write”

  1. Stephanie Whallon June 30, 2010 at 12:25 pm #

    What a perfect description of what it is to write. Lovely!!!

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