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   A game of outdoor mad libs poetry played with gloves, developed with  Emily Lombardo  for the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston; Feb. 20, 2013. More on the  FRIGID PHRASES blog  and on Twitter  @FrigidPhrases . All images (C) Connie Sawyer

A game of outdoor mad libs poetry played with gloves, developed with Emily Lombardo for the Rose Kennedy Greenway, Boston; Feb. 20, 2013. More on the FRIGID PHRASES blog and on Twitter @FrigidPhrases. All images (C) Connie Sawyer

  Poem mid-play.

Poem mid-play.

  Poet Pamela prefers to her words palm-side.

Poet Pamela prefers to her words palm-side.

  The most appropo poem.

The most appropo poem.

  Volunteer SaraMarie snagged a great combination.

Volunteer SaraMarie snagged a great combination.

  This child's mother asked her to give an example of a noun and adjective before she could play.

This child's mother asked her to give an example of a noun and adjective before she could play.

  Volunteer Jess with boxes and boxes of extra gloves. Sometimes people came back to her to look for their favorite word and color combination.

Volunteer Jess with boxes and boxes of extra gloves. Sometimes people came back to her to look for their favorite word and color combination.

  Volunteer Jess explaining the game.

Volunteer Jess explaining the game.

  Students from SMFA check out their words.

Students from SMFA check out their words.

  SMFA students and professor Megan McMillan.

SMFA students and professor Megan McMillan.

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  Emily helps these girls on their first trade.

Emily helps these girls on their first trade.

  Fun for big kids too.

Fun for big kids too.

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  Friends and family from the 'burbs came in to play.

Friends and family from the 'burbs came in to play.

  Explaining to Mary how the gloves can match in color, or by word...or even by word category.

Explaining to Mary how the gloves can match in color, or by word...or even by word category.

  This family stopped by after visiting the New England Aquarium.

This family stopped by after visiting the New England Aquarium.

  No caption necessary.

No caption necessary.

  Getting near the end. Check out the ice. So cold by this point!

Getting near the end. Check out the ice. So cold by this point!

  The space, Greenway Wharf District Parks, prior to event start time.

The space, Greenway Wharf District Parks, prior to event start time.