Tag Archives: Age

Bar Study

Written for: Sunday Muse #224 Look at that young man at the bar, thin coat in Winter. Young people do not feel the cold. Thick head of black hair, face smiling in comfort. Once, that was me. Oh yes. No … Continue reading

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Despite All Odds

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #396 – Choose Life “The greatest gift any of us have ever received is of course, this life we live. It is all we are and ever will be. It may not always be … Continue reading

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Dog Reactions to Cold Weather

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #144 (posted by Merrill) “Hello, dVerse Poets! It’s Merril, writing from southern New Jersey, where we’ve been experiencing colder winter weather than we’ve had in a few years. It’s fitting then, that today’s … Continue reading

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Is Life Easier?

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #92: Forward Movement (posted by Rosemary) “Please write something on the theme of ‘Forward Movement’, in whatever way you choose to interpret that.” Moving ahead we tread into unknown spaces. As we … Continue reading

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A Realist Poem

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #89: Keeping It Real (posted by Rosemary) Wikipedia tells us that Realism in art (including literature) is ‘the attempt to represent subject matter truthfully, without artificiality.’ It tends to focus on ‘the … Continue reading

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Long Silvered Locks

Written for: Sunday Muse #177 Ach, it is becoming too difficult to braid the hair I have stubbornly sought to keep. Deep veins and liver-spotted, arthritic hands, are gnarled like an old tree. Honey, would you please help me finish … Continue reading

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“it’s not you”

Written for: The Twiglets #221 – “it’s not you” Spotted a dark-haired man, tall with a familiar gait– but it wasn’t you. It’s not you nor is it me we just were never meant to be. mourns over loss of … Continue reading

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Cold Whisper

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Use the phrase “as winter whispers” in any form.” as winter whispers he catches the ear of Spring my days are numbered https://godoggocafe.com/

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Three Chapters of Me

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #304 My Life In Words “Your auto-biography begins here. Break up your life (up to this point in time) into three chapters. Give each chapter a title. Write three brief poems (one for each … Continue reading

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Self Analysis

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #297 – Survival “Write a survival poem.” Many of my actions remain mysteries to me. Yet, at my ripe old age of seventy-one, some glint-hints of light show through. I have moved often, and … Continue reading

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