Writers use words to share secrets, explore new ideas, champion a cause, connect with friends, experiment with language, argue a case, describe their feelings, entertain themselves, and more!
Now Try This:
List some reasons that YOU write. After you have a list, pick your favorite reason and expand on it. Turn it into a poem with concrete imagery. For example, you might say:
I write poems
because I love
to play with
flitting through the air,
Once you write your own poem, you can share your poem on Instagram with the hash tag #WhereWordsFly. Just take a photo of it, and include WITS in the post, tag it @WITSHouston.