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Potion Poetry

Pretend your a wizard. These words are ingredients for a spell. Mix them together.

  • Balmy scalloped salmon
  • Earthy swollen coral
  • Rotten domed mustard
  • Fishy flat rose
  • Musty lumpy raspberry
  • Spoiled triangular ruby
  • Moldy top-heavy strawberry
  • Sickly broken buttercup
  • Mildewed chubby orange
  • Oily pendulous sky
  • Fruity shattered peacock
  • Buttery tufted walnut
  • Burnt round almond
  • Spongy scalloped mint
  • Mushy oval apple
  • Fuzzy swollen lime
  • Slippery domed emerald
  • Rubbery rotund olive
  • Feathery lumpy pistachio
  • Waxy padded snow
  • Wet wavy cream
  • Steamy pendulous ivory
  • Fleshy triangular oyster
  • Whispering scalloped pearl
  • Whimpering shattered eggshell

What kind of potion did you create? What does the potion do?


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That’s Right! I Did That!

Write a satirical poem based on rumors people have said about you. Remember, it’s hard to enjoy life when you take things too seriously.

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Creating Poetry Using Tarot Cards, Part One: The Minor Arcana

This is based on a three-card spread.

Wands represent the five senses (touch, taste, smell, vision, and hearing), Cups stand for emotions, Swords mean topics, and Coins/Pentacles represent the five senses (imagery.)

  • King of Wands: (Imagery) blond-haired man. Reverse: silence.
  • Queen of Wands: (Imagery) blond-haired, blue-eyed woman.
  • Knight of Wands (Imagery) fair-haired, blue-eyed young man.
  • Page of Wands (Imagery) blond-haired, blue-eyed young man.
  • Ten of Wands: Choose another card.
  • Nine of Wands: Choose another card.
  • Eight of Wands: Choose another card.
  • Seven of Wands: Choose another card.
  • Six of Wands: Choose another card.
  • Five of Wands: (imagery) sound of arguments.
  • Four of Wands: (imagery) taste of honey.
  • Three of Wands: Choose another card.
  • Two of Wands: Choose another card.
  • Ace of Wands: Choose another card.
  • King of Cups: (Emotion) Empathy. Reversed: vulnerable, selfish.
  • Queen of Cups: (Emotion) Love, happiness. Reverse: moody, jealous.
  • Knight of Cups: (Emotion) Hopelessness, fear.
  • Page of Cups: (Emotion) Love. Reverse: moody, oversensitive.
  • Ten of Cups: (Emotion) Happiness, love. Reverse: depression, alienation.
  • Nine of Cups: (Emotion) Happiness, love. Reverse: greedy, snobby, self-destructive.
  • Eight of Cups: (Emotion) Depression, rejection.
  • Seven of Cups: (Emotion) Scatterbrained, confused.
  • Six of Cups: (Emotion) Happiness. Reverse: insecurity, fear.
  • Five of Cups: (Emotion) Sadness.
  • Four of Cups: (Emotion) Boredom, withdrawn, stubborn, cynical.
  • Three of Cups: (Emotion) Happiness.
  • Two of Cups: (Emotion) Love, happiness. Reverse: Rejection.
  • Ace of Cups: (Emotion) Love, happiness. Reverse: Feeling overwhelmed, rejection, depression.
  • King of Swords: (Topics) Authority, judgement, legal problems, decisions. Reverse: evil, cruelty, barbarians.
  • Queen of Swords: (Topics) Widowhood, intelligence, single mothers. Reverse: Obsession, snakes.
  • Knight of Swords: (Topics) Unpredictability, warrior, aggression. Reverse: head games, drama, abandonment, bullying, and bigotry.
  • Page of Swords:  (Topics) Contracts, rumors, verbal abuse, bad news. Reverse: privacy, guns.
  • Ten of Swords: (Topics) Theft, bankruptcy, abandonment, surgery.
  • Nine of Swords: (Topics) Plagues, loss, miscarriage, death, stress. Reverse: jail.
  • Eight of Swords: (Topics) Crisis.
  • Seven of Swords: (Topics) Deception, betrayal, job change, and travel. Reverse: danger, loss.
  • Six of Swords: (Topics) Travel, power, authority, friends. Reverse: memories.
  • Five of Swords: (Topics) Loss of dignity. Reverse: bullying, self-esteem, enemies.
  • Four of Swords: (Topics) Exile, illness, stress, love. Reverse: vacation.
  • Three of Swords: (Topics) Break-up, illness. Reverse: loss.
  • Two of Swords: (Topics) Procrastination, decisions.
  • Ace of Swords: (Topics) love, hate, fertility. Reverse: decision.
  • King of Coins/Pentacles (imagery) black-haired, dark-eyed man with money.
  • Queen of Coins/Pentacles: Choose another card.
  • Page of Coins/Pentacles: (imagery) dark-haired, dark-eyed boy, or girl.
  • Ten of Coins/Pentacles: (imagery) money, house.
  • Nine of Coins/Pentacles: (imagery) money. Reverse: house.
  • Eight of Coins/Pentacles: Choose another card.
  • Seven of Coins/Pentacles: (imagery) Arguments about money.
  • Six of Coins/Pentacles: (imagery) money.
  • Five of Coins/Pentacles: (imagery) money.
  • Four of Coins/Pentacles: (imagery) money, gifts.
  • Three of Coins/Pentacles: Choose another card.
  • Two of Coins/Pentacles: money, letters.
  • Ace of Coins/Pentacles (imagery) gold house.

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Writing/Poetry Games

Make a cup of tea, or coffee. Pay attention to the shapes that form on the surface. Your topic depends on what you see.

  • Acorn: wealth
  • Airplane: travel
  • Anchor near the top of cup: relationships
  • Anchor near the bottom: a journey
  • Angel: Love, good news, and protection
  • Arc: relationship
  • Arrow: Bad news, criticism, aggression
  • Bag: Deceit
  • Bat: Fake friends
  • Bear: A journey
  • Bed: Happiness
  • Bee: good news, wealth, blessings
  • Bell (single) promotion
  • Bell (double) marriage
  • Bird: good news, and journeys
  • Boat near top of cup: vacation
  • Boat near bottom: stress, trust issues
  • Book: lawsuit
  • Boomerang: karma
  • Butterfly: Charisma
  • Buttefly (spotted) overspending
  • Camel: travel
  • Cart: buying, or selling a house
  • Castle: arrogance
  • Cat: deceit
  • Circle: love
  • Circle (broken) separation
  • Clock: procrastination
  • Clouds: doubt
  • Coin: wealth
  • Cow: wealth, happiness
  • Dog: friends
  • Dragon: danger
  • Duck: wealth
  • Ear: Rumors being spread
  • Egg: pregnancy
  • Fairy: romance
  • Feather: angelic protection
  • Fern: doubt
  • Fire: anger
  • Fish: wealth
  • Fox: betrayal, deceit
  • Frog: Moving to a new location
  • Hand: New friendships
  • Harp: New friendships, love
  • Heart: Love and happiness
  • Heart (double) marriage
  • Ivy: friends
  • Jewel: You will receive a gift
  • Key: Secrets
  • Knife: Arguments, separation
  • Log: Fatigue
  • Mermaid: temptation
  • Monkey: mischief, and pranks
  • Parrot: Gossip
  • Pear: Wealth
  • Pig: Greed
  • Pyramid: Past lives
  • Rabbit: Fertility
  • Reptile: anger, guilt, envy
  • Ring: love, friends
  • Rose: affection, friendship
  • Scissors: misunderstandings leading to arguments
  • Ship: wealth
  • Snake: deceit
  • Spider: danger
  • Star: Happiness
  • Tiger: wealth, love, aggressiveness
  • Unicorn: the magic of art
  • Wasp: hurtful comments
  • Zebra: overseas trip, or secret love affair