Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette

  • Mood:

Poem Reprinted

Today I got my comp copy of Stages 10, which is a Norwegian textbook for English as a second language, reprinting my poem "Origami Emotion."  Full-color, lovely layout, with multiple sensory modes engaged and different subjects woven together.  Gorgeous, spectacular, Platonic ideal of what a textbook should be.  I am all the more flattered for having been invited into it.

*sigh* But it also makes me terribly envious.  On this side of the pond, people are trying to put Noah's goddamn ark into history and science textbooks, and most experts decline to consult on textbooks due to the egregious rate of inaccuracy.  This is why we can't have nice things.  >_<
Tags: education, ethnic studies, linguistics, personal, poetry, reading, writing

  • Coping Skills: TV and Movies

    Folks have mentioned an interest in questions and conversations that make them think. So I've decided to offer more of those. This is the current…

  • Cuddle Party

    Everyone needs contact comfort sometimes. Not everyone has ample opportunities for this in facetime. So here is a chance for a cuddle party in…

  • Community Building Tip: Lunch

    For my current set of tips, I'm using the list " 101 Small Ways You Can Improve Your City. 70. Take a person experiencing homelessness out…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.