When I returned from my trip, I dived head first into the book poemcrazy by Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge. I was also inspired by Liz Lamoreux, one of the Feast guides, to create word tickets. These are "Admit One" tickets or tags pasted with printed or cut out words of inspiration (page 17 in poemcrazy). Gather the tickets and weave the words into a melodious mix. Here are my word tickets:
One of the prompts Susan uses often is, "I am." This inspired me to create a continuous "I am" poem in a journal using words swiped from various magazines.
Here are a few pages from this journal:
This was quite a find and powerful enough to have it's own page:
This journal called "Poem Catcher" houses my newly written poems:
If you haven't read poemcrazy I highly recommend it!