Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Best Advice - and HWK


1. Record your poem from today - use
               a. Click to "Record" below.
               b. Click to "Save"
               c. Click "Embed"
               d. Copy and Paste HTML to your poetry blog

2. Embed it into your post with your poem (you should have done that already).

3. Work on your poetry presentation!

We need SIX volunteers for Friday.

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  • In-Class: 

    Writing Prompt: Best Advice - write it in verse. 

    We listened to Patti for more.

    From Brainpickings: Patti Smith’s Advice on Life

    When you proceed on your course, never forget you are not alone. You have friends and family, but you also have you ancestors. Your ancestors sing in your blood. Call to them. Their strength through the ages will come into you. And then there are your spiritual ancestors. Call on them. They have set themselves up through human history to be at your disposal. Jesus, he said, “I am with you always, even into the end of the world,Allen Ginsburg, Walt Whitman — they are with you. Choose the one you wish to walk with and he or she will walk with you. Don’t forget that you are not alone.
    She ends by recounting the advice her father gave her, bringing it all back to the bigger point behind her seemingly silly dental care counsel:
    When I left home, I asked my father what advice he could give me. My father was very intelligent, very well-read — he read all the great books, all the great philosophers. But when I asked his advice, he told me one thing: Be happy. It’s all he said. So simple. I’m telling you, these simple things — taking care of your teeth, being happy — they will be your greatest allies. Because when you’re happy, you ignite that little flame that tells you and reminds you who you are. And it will ignite, it will animate your enthusiasm for things — it will enforce your work.
    Be happy, take care of your teeth, always let your conscience be your guide.

    Bonus from Brain Pickings - click to read more:

    Illustrated Flowcharts to Find Answers to Life’s Big Questions

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