Students in a class were asked to go sit in some “natural” environment for 5 minutes and write down everything they sensed and everything they thought about. They would then take these notes and create a poem. These students are not experienced poets, yet here is one example (more to come in the coming weeks) of what they came up with…
Greener Days – Kevin Mulcahy
Its not like I remember,
all I see is Brown and Grey.
Footsteps echo as ghosts pass,
but I can still hear the songs play.
Prophets and plaques, books and chemicals,
dreams of a greener day.
Its been forever, years have past,
and somehow I was lost along the way.