Friday, July 29, 2005

Note To Self

Words to use in a poem:
tropopause
altimeter

4 comments:

Pamela said...

TROPOPAUSE (noun): The abrupt change in temperature between the heat of writing the greatest first draft of a story and re-reading it in the cool morning, after you've found your glasses and had some iced tea.

Carol Peters said...

Tropopause (n.): The infinitely small pauses in the motion of a plant phototroping toward the sun.

Patty said...

Nice!

Anne said...

LOL, you guys!! Pamela -- that happens to me with poems All. The. Time. How is it that first drafts are so amazingly wonderful until you actually read them again? :)