Thank you all for this opportunity and the very warm welcome.
It is a gift giving season. Handmade gifts are the best, and what better way to share love and self than writing. Let us write and wrap a poem as a gift.
Choose a person as a focus for the poem. It can be family, friends, lover, someone of major influence in your life, an unforgettable stranger, or anyone that sparks creativity in your writing.
- Focus on and describe one physical trait of the person–eyes, hair, lips, hands, smile, anything.
- Describe something he or she is does with that trait.
- Where would this person like to travel (or where would you like to take them)? Wrap the present in a scene from there by describing the scene in vivid sensory imagery.
- What gift/souvenir would you give them? How would it pair with the trait? Describe the gift with those…
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