blog. I ask my students to do this every day. It was a freeing experience. While I don't have time to write about my reading everyday, the Slice of Life Challenge gives me some accountability to write daily. After avoiding the empty page for so long, I find my thoughts are everywhere. Just like I tell my students when we are writing "Small Moment" stories, I need to narrow it down. The only thing that comes to mind right now is cold.
Just taking the garbage
to the ice-covered container in the garage
Though the garage door is down,
There is a gap
Created by layer upon layer of old ice
from two or three storms ago.
that won't let go of its grip
under the door
next to the wheels that cannot reach the pavement
causing the gap.