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I forgot that this was April. I forgot it was National Poetry month.
Honestly, I just flipped the calendar over to the new month yesterday and didn’t notice a thing.
However, I still get emails. Today, on the 5th, is the first day I received anything that said anything about Poetry month.
On top of that, I know that the 100 Day Project began two days ago. I have had plans for this year’s 100 days project for a while. And it fits in beautifully with Tara Leaver’s free 7-day challenge that started today.
Last week, due to the 100 Day Project, I was cognizant enough to pick up paint specifically for my project. I bought three colors of postcard-sized cardstock, I think back in December (brown, white, black). I’m not worried about starting late, because with our days, I never thought I would make one thing a day for one hundred days—but I did want to make 100 things within the time allotted. So I had planned to set up space one day during the week and paint out as many cards as I felt up to…and then work on the individual cards throughout the coming week as I felt able.
Plus, I got an extra push this morning when I received an email from the Kindness Rocks Project suggesting that we leave Random Art of Kindness cards as an art abandonment project. My original idea was to make up 100 art cards, write or doodle or something (that part hasn’t gelled up quite yet) and then … leave them for people to find…
So—what am I babbling on about here?
The fact that I have four days of poetry to catch up on…and it’s time for me to start my 100 pieces project…as well as making sure I take more than enough time to rest rest rest, recuperate and heal. Luckily, I can smoosh and splash paint while sitting on the couch…because I am so worn out at the moment…if I had only a few spoons a day before surgery, right now I have one spoon per day…and an energetic five-year-old on top of that…
I will be posting my work as I go along…
Thanks for listening.