As you sneak away for the weekend, take some poetry with you.
The Bluestocking book blog has a great post about poet Billy Collins and his poem-a-day project for high school students. There's an inspiring collection of poems on that website, they can turn your writing upside down if you read them carefully.
Don't believe me? Try it yourself. Here's a line from Herd Of Buffalo Crossing The Missouri On Ice by poet William Matthews. These images will boggle your brain:
“If dragonflies can mate atop the surface tension / of water, surely these tons of bison can mince / across the river”