World Poetry Day

“Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.” – Rita Dove

In case you did not know, it is World Poetry Day! Today we celebrate all of the past, present, and future poets along with their work. Poetry is a big part of society as it is a form of art that can bring to light many different issues, and it also helps people to be expressive in an interesting and entertaining way.

Put some time aside and pick up a book, either to read someone else’s written creations or to try and come up with your own.

I know what I will be writing, as well as reading…

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30+ Things to Do In Summer

It’s finally here, summer!

No more school, snow or homework to worry about. 2 months of lots of fun and sun.

I have put together a list of things to do this summer if at any point you find yourself bored, or looking for something to do.

– See a movie

– Go to the mall

– Laser tag

– Go swimming/Go to a beach

– Spend a day downtown (window shopping or actually shopping)

– Have a picnic with friends

– Go on a bike ride

– Have a Family Game Day

– Movie Marathon on Netflix

– Have a water balloon or gun fight

– Redecorate your house

– Read a new book!

– Create a Summer Bucket List

– Have a pool party

– Write a book

– Put on a play

– Watch a play

– Volunteer somewhere in your community

– Write a song or poem

– Catch a sunset and sunrise

– Have a fashion show

– Make a collage out of old newspapers and magazines

– Get a new hairstyle

– Go see a drive-in movie

– Make a tapestry (tie dye)

– Go go-karting

– Create a website

– Take a tour of your city

– Learn how to juggle

– Go on a road trip

– Have a bonfire

– Create a chalk mural

– Design a motivational poster to hang in your room