Daily Archives: September 25, 2014

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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