Monthly Archives: December 2018

The Welcoming

Written for The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #384 Words:  hope, flood, hypocrisy, seek, border, open, poor, joy, waste, risk, welcome, tired I welcome you, poor tired traveler. It is a joy to open my door to someone who seeks shelter. Please … Continue reading

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Guiding Lights

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #36 Holiday lights toss colors streaking snow in magic. Barely sufficient to illumine my compass, and show me where I am going, or where I have been. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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New Year Cheer

Written for:  Poetic Blomings2 – Prompt #228 – “Toasted” We come upon the end of another year. The celebratory nature of New Years Eve (Hogmanay, thanks to Poet McIllwain; the last day of the year in Scotland) has us reveling … Continue reading

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State of Non-Union

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet: RIME COUÉE It’s a single stanza that’s six lines long. The syllable count is 8-8-8-6-8-6 or 8-8-6-8-8-6. The rhyme scheme is usually a-a-a-b-a-b. A scheme of: a-a-b-a-a-b is also acceptable. Let us return … Continue reading

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Sunflower Lagoon

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Artistic Interpretations”  Alcohol Inks (posted by Margaret) “Welcome to Artistic Interpretations. I am fortunate to share poetry with local poets once a month here in the Blue Ridge Parkway area of North … Continue reading

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Survey Says

Written for:  Poetic Asides, Prompt #464 For today’s prompt, write a survey poem. Answering survey questions may sound like a boring poem, but I’m sure someone can come up with a fun version of that poem. But there’s more a … Continue reading

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A Suitable Gift

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #227 – “What’s In Santa’s Sack?” This Santa is in a giving mood all the time, but even more so at this juncture of year. But, what about Santa? Write a poem about a … Continue reading

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Music In The Woods

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #35 Tristan let nothing interfere with his music. Enamored of sound since assuming possession of the violin, he played for an audience of one–a small gray bird that trilled to sweet notes emanating from the … Continue reading

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Blue’s Brew

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl,  Wordle #383 Words:  dogs, ship, morning, stop, shadow, treat, spring, brew, notes, spent, view, shaken Shadow ship stopped in the harbor, early morning under sky of foggy-white. Even dogs slept on, dreaming of treats. The … Continue reading

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Buffalo Bellows Moon

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Moonstruck” (posted by Toni Spencer) The Native Americans have names for all the full moons in the year to mark the passing of time. The full moon was a time for night … Continue reading

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