Remember that colleges ask for essays, not equations, when it comes to admissions. Numbers matter, but in cases like these, words matter more.
Imitation is a form of admiration; plagiarism is not.
Behind every image, there is a story, but a picture doesn’t always have to equal 1000 words. https://sarahleastories.com/2015/11/17/poem-a-day-writers-digest-challenge-14-theme-ekphrastic-poem/
Sensory details don’t just inform the person but take them there.
We can perceive the same thing, seven different ways, at seven different times in our lives. https://sarahleastories.com/2017/11/01/november-poem-a-day-2017-writers-digest-challenge-1-theme-new-day/
Write what you know, but don’t write about everything you know.
As mothers, we always wonder, even as our children are filled with it. https://sarahleastories.com/2017/11/06/writers-digest-november-poem-a-day-2017-challenge-6-theme-praise/
Conciseness breeds clarity.
All writing matters. If the language arts didn’t matter in mathematics, then there would be no word problems.