Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Summer (Mama Kat's Prompts)

Mama's Losin' It

Chosen Writing Prompt: 4.) Write a poem about something you are looking forward to.
(Pulling out an old poem, but it works because right now I am really looking forward to summer!)

 First Day of Summer

We throw the bag
into the back of the van
and head out, laughing.
The radio shares
our excitement
as we sing along,
off key and very loud.
Greeted by
shimmering water,
shovels, pails,
and laughing children.
Sand between our toes,
warm and scratchy.
We drop everything
and jump into the water.
Refreshed.


4 comments:

TerriG said...

Love the poem, next weeks assignment: Artwork to go along with it.

I love the writing prompts and I can't wait for summer.

Emily said...

Nice poem. Summer is my favorite time of the year too!

dthaase said...

just came across your site and thought you might also enjoy the wonder prompts I use with my kiddos as part of our creative writing (I homeschool them) - more here~

http://dthaase.posterous.com/pages/wonder

Jacki said...

Here from Mama Kat's and I share your desire for summer. It cannot get here soon enough.

Great poem!

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