I’m late. I didn’t post the last two weeks because I got that upper-respiratory thing going around and it lingered with me. Also, because the topic of professional growth is rather large in my life right now and not the easiest thing to write about. So I’m going to write about something else that I’m doing to work on my vocabulary and poetry writing skills.
With the help of some good and very smart friends, I’ve been part of a Word of the Day group who write smart, usually science-based mini essays using new vocabulary words. They are masters at weaving these into science and personal stories. Me however, I’m not that good, nor do I have the time. So I reply with Haiku. Nothing fancy just trying to keep the meter and intent without breaking all the rules. I will share a few of the better ones with you now. Hope you enjoy them.
Too hot for February
But good for my cough
“Would be” leaders eat their own
Ad hominem meals
My true guardian angel
Science is my rock