The poetry prompt she provided that some participants utilized was as follows:
Poetry prompt: We’ve been celebrating ’slowing.’ Make a “word pool” of at least five slow words. Yeah, I guess molasses counts. But verbs are good too. Create a poem using a minimum of one of your slow words, but feel free to use the whole pool.
At RAP, she featured poems that recognize the “blessing of being ‘slowed.'”
Click over to read through some of the words.
You’ll find yourself sitting quietly.
You may find yourself
Enjoy the rhythm
and restful pace that
each voice offers.
L.L. recommends starting daily poetry reading habit and…
a daily poetry writing habit.
Whether reading or writing it daily or weekly,
poetry is a wonderful way to slow down.