raising boys · slice of life

A View from the Floor

I thought about writing a poem today. But then I came across Jennifer Flyod’s Six-Word Story Slice of Life post and I reconsidered my plan. Believe it or not, I haven’t done much Six-Word Story work so I Googled it to learn more. (Click here for to my favorite summary of what they are.) So, as a recently-ordained boy mama, here goes:

He’s teaching me to play trucks.

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16 thoughts on “A View from the Floor

      1. Wussed out this week. Somehow I’m finding them very hard – an odd perfectionist streak sets in and I can’t quite publish… so I wrote about my students and their reading. Maybe next week…

  1. You will be glad to have the words and pictures, even though the memory will always be there. I can close my eyes and see my grubby little son playing in the dirt with his Tonka dump truck on a hot summer day. And it was decades ago…

  2. Choosing the right six words can tell a powerful story. IO think your words tell a perfect story. I agree with Lisa, sound effects are an important part of playing trucks.

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