I Was Never Forced For Write, Just School Assignments

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I was never forced to write, just school assignments in the beginning of my education that I actually enjoyed because most of them involved poetry. I enjoyed the rhythmic flow of words, I put more time into it and began randomly writing small poems and stanzas. These consisted of whatever it was at the time that pushed the poetic button and encouraged me to develop the idea. However, through the later years of my academic development, writing was dreadful and became unamusing. Due to my educational experiences in elementary, middle, and high school, my relationship with writing has become complex.
My first memory was back in the fourth grade when our teacher asked us to write a poem about the Revolutionary war since we had just read a piece of literature from that time. I took that assignment to heart and crafted a stanza or two that blew me away. I guess that’s where it started. I didn’t mind writing in elementary school because it was like painting with words and I admired the people that could write a picture in my head. I wanted to be able to do that and I took that and began writing with quite a lot of description in hopes to deliver that imagery that I cherished. In middle school he creative fire was soon stamped out by reducing the types of writing that might have been enjoyable to me and my classmates. A dislike for writing grew among us, the dislike snowballed and worsened through the menial writings of middle education.
The writing process through middle and…
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