Writing Is

Writing is a gathering.
A gathering of thoughts that breathe life;
That live, that live on notebook pages and the pages of our hearts.

Writing is the overflow.
The overflow of everything that we are;
That exists, that exists in our present, past and future.

Writing is intentional.
An intentional act of being present in the moment;
That being, that being aware and alive – seeing, hearing, feeling, living.

Writing is growing.
Growing beyond oneself and into one’s thoughts;
That pondering, that pondering of our thoughts that are gathered.

Donnetta Norris June 23, 2020 #OpenWrite

Published by Donnetta Norris

| Christian | Wife | Mom | Teacher | Writer | Donnetta Norris is a 2nd grade teacher in Arlington, TX. She has been an educator for the last 12 years. She enjoys reading professional, children’s, and MG literature. Being in the classroom with her Scholars brings her the most joy, and she is passionate about, and committed to, improving her writing craft as a teacher-writer. She is a community leader and facilitates workshops with TeachWrite, LLC.

4 thoughts on “Writing Is

  1. Donnetta, there is so much to like about this poem–thank you for sharing it! I had to smile when I saw your tags because anaphora is one of the poetic devices I’m exploring this week.

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