Daily Archives: November 12, 2018

smart

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “smart” sting of bee she stuck her hand in nest it smarts; she is not https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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Lost Family

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 12 “For today’s prompt, write a disaster poem. Disasters can be epic and involve earthquakes, fires, and violence. But disasters can also be epic and involve spilling red wine … Continue reading

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The Determined Dachshund

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Fussy Little Forms – “Cherita” (posted by Marian) Cherita builds on haiku and tanka, and was inspired by the six-word story, which was inspired by Hemingway, so hey, there is a rich history … Continue reading

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Protection

Written for:  Sunday Muse #29 They thought if every part of their bodies were thickly inked, new fires in this alien world would not be able to penetrate thin skins. They thought this might be a world in which they … Continue reading

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Eyes Ahead

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #221 – “And I Quote” – Installment #3 Words to live by:  As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by … Continue reading

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Teachings

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #377 Words:  cinch, trunk, trees, snow, chime, sign, fine, sleepy, junk, child, bud, line Snow does not cover words or initials carved into tree trunks. Yet they blossom sleepy buds–a sign of forgiveness? A … Continue reading

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No Remorse, No Forgiveness

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 11 For today’s prompt, write a forgiveness poem. Earlier this month, I shared an apology poem prompt, but it’s one thing to apologize; it’s something else entirely to forgive … Continue reading

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