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May 26, 2017

BOOK SPINE POETRY

Another summer is almost about to end!  What I love about the summer is that Where the Write Things Are discovers new young writers that blow us away and seeing our old students back to writing, too.

This week, I’m featuring pieces of three young writers from our Book Spine Poetry writing exercise at our 5th annual Wonder of Words Workshop. Yes, they went around (Fully Booked where we have our writing classes) and was inspired by four floors of books then wrote a poem based on the book titles that struck them.

 

by Chloe Tan, 13 years old

Photo by Chloe Tan

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by Mikaela Dizon, 15 years old

Hello Life
When Breath Becomes Air
Focus
How We Weep and Laugh at the Same Thing
Focus

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by Andrea Ong, 16 years old

Oh the Places you’ll Go
Far from the Madding Crowd
Paper Towns
Hollow City
Look Who’s Back

 

So the next time you’re in a bookstore, why not try your own book spine poetry?

 

Where the Write Things Are is a creative writing center for kids, teens, and adults. If you love writing or need some inspiration to get to write, our writing studio is the place to be. Check out our monthly classes at writethings.wix.com/writethings and facebook.com/writethingsph.

Creative Writing Classes for Kids/Teens and Adults

  • Young Writers’ Hangout – June 3, July 1, July 15 (1:30pm-3pm)
  • Adult Creative Writing with Susan Lara – June 17 (1:30pm-4:30pm)

Venue is at Fully Booked, Bonifacio High Street. For more information and fee details, email writethingsph@gmail.com.

 

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Where the Write Things Are is a creative writing center for kids, teens, and adults. If you love writing or need some inspiration to get to write, our writing class is the place to be. Check out our monthly writing classes and facebook.   Creative Writing Classes for Kids/Teens and Adults:
  1. Young Writers’ Hangout – October 7 and October 21 (1:30pm-3pm)
  2. Adult Creative Writing Class with Karina Bolasco (Turning Ideas into Books) – November 11(1:30pm-4:30pm)
Venue is at Fully Booked, Bonifacio High Street. For more information and fee details, email writethingsph@gmail.com.   Want to join one of our writing classes? Register now!

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