Tag Archives: writing outside

Episode IV-Ants on the Blacktop Weeds on the Hill

I thought this would be the last episode. But it’s not. There is one more lesson to go and just to add suspense it contains one of my most memorable student poems. Episode IV The next lesson also works well … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Lessons for Outside, Poetry | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Episode III-Ants on the Blacktop Weeds on the Hill

I can see it was a wise decision on my part to split this article into episodes. It’s long. But I had a mission of illustrating different ways a poet-teacher could use going outside to create images. Let’s face it … Continue reading

Posted in Lessons for Outside, Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Episode I-Ants on the Blacktop Weeds on the Hill

Nature as Teacher Student as Observer            (This is only the first segment of this article.  It will follow in stages as the article presents several different lessons used for gathering writing ideas outside.) Imagine thirty … Continue reading

Posted in Lessons for Outside, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Winding Stream Press

dedicated to promoting the imagination and its place in the growth of the human spirit. As we expand, so will this site.  Imagination doesn’t want to stop expanding outward.  The only block in its path is ourselves.  We can choose … Continue reading

Posted in Dogs, Graphic Art, Photography, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment