Writing Gooder A Group Blog From The Young Writers Society
Word of the Week #47
The walls were covered in quivers, arrows, and framed pictures of Legolas–all clues that their mysterious benefactor was a toxophilite. toxophilite (noun) [tok-SOH-fi-lait] 1. A devotee of archery, an archery enthusiast, an archery lover.
Quote of the Week #47
“Too many things don’t happen in real life.” -Freddie Smales
Featured Poem 1/13 – “The Minneapolis Poem”
The Minneapolis Poem by James Wright to John Logan 1 I wonder how many old men last winter Hungry and frightened by namelessness prowled The Mississippi shore Lashed blind by the wind, dreaming Of...
Word of the Week #46
Bill’s bumptious date completely dominated the dinner conversation with unlikely anecdotes about his years as an MI5 agent. bumptious (adjective) 1. Offensively assertive, obnoxiously pushy, arrogantly forward.
Quote of the Week #46
“Whenever you’re furious with your parents or you think they’re terrible, just remember: you vomited on them, and they kept you.” -John Green
Featured Poem 1/6 – “Chansons Innocentes: I”
Chansons Innocentes by e. e. cummings in Just- spring when the world is mud- luscious the little lame balloonman whistles far and wee and eddieandbill come running from marbles and piracies and it’s spring...
Featured Poem 12/30 – “The Painting”
The Painting by John Balaban The stream runs clear to its stones; the fish swim in sharp outline. Girl, turn your face for me to draw. Tomorrow, if we should drift apart, I shall find...
Word of the Week #45
When I lost my job, she didn’t say anything, just pulled me into a cwtch that smelled of strawberries and her vanilla perfume, and made everything seem so much more bearable. cwtch (noun) [KU-tch]...
Quote of the Week #45
“When you have a bad day, a really bad day, try and treat the world better than it treated you.” -Patrick Stump