Even one child being BULLIED anywhere is one too many, but reports indicate that over 160,000 children stay home from school every day due to BULLYING ISSUES! Often families affected by Tourette Syndrome contact TSA to share their experiences and seek support. It is heartening to learn that new and hopefully more effective approaches are being developed and implemented to address this important issue affecting our children and our schools. Educators and clinicians are increasingly working to cultivate school cultures that won’t put up with BULLYING BEHAVIOR. Moreover,fellow students are being encouraged to step up and do what they can to END BULLYING among their peers. Opportunities to help our young people develop leadership skills in this process sound promising!
Another attempt at a poetry type that I have never heard of. This poem is a “found poem.”
Found poetry is all about taking words not originally meant to be a poem (as they originally appeared) and turning those words into a poem anyway. Newspaper articles, bits of conversation, instructions, recipes, letters, e-mails, direct mail and even spam e-mail can be used to create this.
With found poetry, the original words are not altered. Line breaks can be made and excess text that may be before and/or after the text used for the found poem. The power of found poetry is how words not intended as poetry can take on new and profound meanings as found poems.
In this poem I added another sense of visual mean by playing with the color of the text, and its font format.
The text came from the Tourette Syndrome Associate site at: http://www.tsa-usa.org/BullyingPrev/bullyingprevention_main.html