Monthly Archives: September 2014

Ah, Madeira

Written for:  The Mag #239 Thinking back to that whimsical collection of cottages on a hill, a secret spot in Madeira. Leaves like gold coins formed patterns that glinted in cool, clear Autumn. All the little creatures gathered their harvest, … Continue reading

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Posey

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #180 Words:  sticks, ashes, fear, posey, lot, joy, flames, love, identity, discernment, selfless, polarize Her name was Rosie; they called her Posey because she loved striking poses of celebrities, and asking you to guess … Continue reading

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Autumn Remembrance

Written for:  Creative Bloomings #168, “Mix-And-Match Muse” Write down the following: Something you buy in a bakery. A smell in a diner. A make of automobile. Something people do to relieve stress. An unusual musical instrument. A child’s game. Use … Continue reading

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What You Have Given

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special 108, Words by Francis of Assisi #3 […] “Remember that when you leave this earth you can taken nothing of what you have received, but only what you have a given: a full heart, enriched by … Continue reading

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An Early Halloween Tale

Written for:  Creative Bloomings InForm:  Nonet A Nonet is a nine line poem, with the first line containing nine syllables, the next eight, so on until the last line has one syllable. She heard creaking, squeaking, knob rattling With heart thumping, … Continue reading

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Next!

Written for:  Poetics Aside #281, Write a “next in line” poem. Woman of steely curled hair and billowing flowered dress, Mrs. S. could knock you out with her sneeze-provoking, powdery perfume. Judgmental and fear-inducing in front of the class, she … Continue reading

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Garment Gossip

Written for Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts, “Clothing Memories” (Prompt by Diane Lockward) Your objective is to list articles of clothing through your life that stick in your mind, and to jot down why you remember each one.  You get the … Continue reading

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Flame

Written for:  Carpe Diem “Time Glass” #3, Red Wine a time-challenge in which you have just twelve (12) hours to respond on the photo and prompt I give for your inspiration. Sipping robust red Feeling fire grow intense Flame begins … Continue reading

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Bees

Written for: Carpe Diem “Little Creatures” #5, Ants ou have to write an all new haiku about ants or another little creature, but … you have to write a six (6) linked renga about it, so your response starts with one … Continue reading

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Grapes

Written for:  Carpe Diem #564, Vineyards Plump bunches of grapes Whets appetite to sip wine September bounty http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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