Friday, September 12, 2008

Poetry Friday -- Found Poem

I keep this list of reminders on a sticky note at my desk.  Just for today, they seem like a poem.


We never
know what to expect.

We've never
seen it all.

In every interesting situation,
we never
really know 
what to do.

We should always
proceed with caution.

We should always

The roundup this week is at Biblio File.


  1. Anonymous5:58 AM

    It certainly works as a poem! :-)

  2. I agree- this is definitely a poem! Leaves me wondering what poems I might find in my life!

  3. Anonymous8:30 AM

    I love those last two stanzas!

  4. What a great poem to have beside you/with you/in front of you all day. I'm thinking this could be the genesis of a whole BOOK on teaching/learning.

    Do you ever share this with your students?

  5. These reminders are good arsenal; I can see why you keep them handy. They do make a cool poem :).

  6. Anonymous10:21 AM

    Oh, I love the ending! We should always proceed....

  7. Anonymous11:45 AM

    It does seem like a poem. I love the encouragement to proceed even if uncertain.

  8. I love this. A poem today and always, I'd say. :-)

  9. Anonymous12:24 PM

    The circumstances are funny, but it really does work! My sticky note poems would probably read more like, "butter/ eggs/ toothpaste" and "wash dishes/ blog/ vacuum." I like yours much better!

  10. Anonymous8:06 AM

    My Post-Its aren't nearly as inspiring! Dang.

    This is lovely--thanks for sharing.


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