Tuesday, March 5, 2019

SOL 2019 -- Day 5 -- Text Snippets Poetry?

Slice of Life story challenge, March 2019
Day 5 -- "Text Snippets Poetry?"

I was looking at the page on my phone where the beginnings of text messages are displayed, and it reminded me of a "spine" poem. That gave me an idea. I wrote down the beginnings of the texts (with sensitive or personal information left out), and in so doing, it seems I've created a "text snippets" poem. Is this a new type of poetry? Is this a poem at all?  I don't know, but I think it's interesting anyway. What do you think?

Text Snippets

You have a good week too!
Hi all!
Please bring my snow boots....
I know :(

Now we are back on the road....
We are going to....
Just a reminder....

Thank you, S!
Love you too
Thank you, A!
Thanks, S!

Don't have any room for it....
You have used all of your data....

Okay, thanks!!!
{Two thumbs up emojis}
Thanks, R!
Happy Valentine's Day! <3

Oh they are so adorable!
Thank you!
Library items are overdue.
I forgot to attach this picture....
:-)  :-)  :-)

JudyK  :-)  March 5, 2019


  1. Yes, it IS a poem. Such a snippet of real life. What a great idea. Thanks for sharing here!

  2. I love this! I'm going to try it too. Thanks for sharing!

  3. Hi Aunt Judy! Cool idea! It reminds me of newspaper poetry. You take a page of a newspaper or magazine and you black out the words except for the ones that you want to make the poem. I have never tried it, but I cataloged a book about it several months ago.


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