Monday Motivation – “Comma, Come On”

We’re in the midst of the Spring Break-Away Contest for home education students, and it’s another rule-breaker.  Have a tough time remembering where to put all those commas?  Don’t know the difference between a semi-colon and a colon?  Try this week’s challenge for a little relief…

Punctuation Pyramid

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Write a poem that uses no punctuation at all, but still reads with appropriate pauses and stops.

Post your piece in the comment section below, or link to your website where it is posted.  Be sure to visit other Rhymers and leave encouraging comments, and remember to share this site with your friends on FaceBook, Twitter, or elsewhere.  See why we have a Reason 2 Rhyme!

Reason 2 Rhyme is on FaceBook and Twitter @Reason2Rhyme

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Be a regular in the Reason 2 Rhyme Poetry & Writing Ring (here’s how that works…)

  • Monday Motivator – check this site for the week’s inspiration
  • Share your poem in the comment section, or link to the site where you have it posted
  • Visit other circle members and comment, like, or share their post
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Monday Motivation – “Show, Don’t Tell”

As writing students, we’re told to “Show, not Tell”.  Giving active descriptions and dialogue in a piece engages the reader and allows him or her to be part of the story.  As part of this month’s Spring Break-Away Contest, feel free to break one of these “rules” of writing…

duh

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Write a poem using the most obvious and cliche phrases you can think of.   Or, reverse the things you would normally show, telling them instead (and vice versa).

Post your piece in the comment section below, or link to your website where it is posted.  Be sure to visit other Rhymers and leave encouraging comments, and remember to share this site with your friends on FaceBook, Twitter, or elsewhere.  See why we have a Reason 2 Rhyme!

Reason 2 Rhyme is on FaceBook and Twitter @Reason2Rhyme

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Be a regular in the Reason 2 Rhyme Poetry & Writing Ring (here’s how that works…)

  • Monday Motivator – check this site for the week’s inspiration
  • Share your poem in the comment section, or link to the site where you have it posted
  • Visit other circle members and comment, like, or share their post
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Monday Motivation – “One, Two, Buckle My Sandal”

This month I’m so pleased to welcome the homeschool community as students from around southwest Missouri participate in the Reason2Rhyme poetry ring and Monday Motivation writing prompts.  Welcome to a fun way to start your week!

In honor of these students, I am hosting a contest for the month of March.    All student participants can submit their responses to the Monday prompts to be eligible to win a prize basket full of writing goodies.  There is no limit on the number of entries, and the entire month’s selections will be considered.  Best Wishes, and thanks for joining us!

International Mismatched Sock Day(for me this ...

 (Photo credit: Sappymoosetree)

Write a poem that almost rhymes.  Break the rules of traditional poetry by ending selected lines with an approximate rhyme (the tackier, the better).

Post your piece in the comment section below, or link to your website where it is posted.  Be sure to visit other Rhymers and leave encouraging comments, and remember to share this site with your friends on FaceBook, Twitter, or elsewhere.  See why we have a Reason 2 Rhyme!

Reason 2 Rhyme is on FaceBook and Twitter @Reason2Rhyme

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Be a regular in the Reason 2 Rhyme Poetry & Writing Ring (here’s how that works…)

  • Monday Motivator – check this site for the week’s inspiration
  • Share your poem in the comment section, or link to the site where you have it posted
  • Visit other circle members and comment, like, or share their post
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