Monthly Archives: November 2014

A Paradise

Written for:  Carpe Diem #614, Paradise Branches tip gently Sound of sea, a lullaby Birds singing in  trees http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Fairy Tale Haiku

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #119, Tomas Tranströmer’s 5th “a wild boar plays the organ” then the leaves whispered: a wild boar plays the organ. and the bells all rang © Tomas Tranströmer Reflections in lake Upside down trees and … Continue reading

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Montauk Moments

Written for:  Poetic Asides November Chapbook Challenge – Day 29 For today’s prompt, write a do it again poem. This could be a poem about taking a mulligan or re-doing a mistake. Or maybe re-doing a magical moment. Or a … Continue reading

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Homespun News

Written for Poetic Asides November Chapbook Challenge – Day 28 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) News,” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write the poem. … Continue reading

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Seasoning’s Greetings

Written for Poetic Asides November Chapbook Challenge – Day 27 Write an appreciative poem. Thank goodness for all the spices– cinnamon ginger, cloves– that are vital for baking a grand pumpkin pie

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What They See

Written for:  Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts:  An Image Small enough now to fit in a jar, with the fireflies people capture. I can see the world through their eyes, and it is so much larger and more spectacular than ours. … Continue reading

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Hold a Thought in Your Heart

Written for Poets United Midweek Motif~Gratitude Compose a poem around the idea or experience of gratitude. Important thought to keep in your heart each day is the thankfulness you feel for people, animals, and life. Senseless, sad scenarios occur every … Continue reading

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Meet The New Boss

Written for Poetic Asides November Chapbook Challenge – Day 26 For today’s prompt, write a same poem. I guess it could be the same old poem, but it could be a completely different poem that looks at a person or … Continue reading

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Love’s Tightrope

Written for:  Poetic Asides November Chapbook Challenge – Day 25 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a love and/or anti-love poem. Complex relationships warm your heart, and chill it. The woman who gave you birth creates a bond for life, and a source … Continue reading

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Without Questions

Written for:  Creative Bloomings #176, “The Kindness of Strangers” Write of a situation where someone helped you when you needed help. Or write about your largess during someone’s distress. A see-saw of emotions made me impulsive, rebellious. Bad choices were … Continue reading

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