Tag Archives: Age

Learning How Hard Life Can Be

Written for:  Poetic Asides #449 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Learning (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles might include: “Learning … Continue reading

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Years Later

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fussy Little Forms:  Cavatina (posted by Marian) “Just recently came across this older Italian form, but to me, it seems like a sonnet variation–kinda? It features rhyme and syllable counting that together … Continue reading

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threadbare

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “throw” covered with throw knit by her hands long ago the old man remembers https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/  

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Listen

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #355 Words:  spirit, writing, prosper, dulls, act, listens, earth, breathe, dig, years, bear, sacred Cannot put your spirit in writing, too sacred. As years amass, passing quickly, listen. Breathe slowly. Bear in mind action … Continue reading

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The Yellow Corvette

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fussy Little Forms:  Terza Rima (posted by Maria) The yellow Corvette has stories to tell like that time his bumper was hung with tin cans for newlyweds embarking on a trip for … Continue reading

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interior

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1345 The Story of the Young King of the Black Isles (Scheherazade tells a story in 1001 Arabian Nights) blue oceans filled with all kinds of life no more tears © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my … Continue reading

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Vinyl Days

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “How Are You Feeling Today?”  (posted by Lillian) Write a poem that includes the word “groove”. In vinyl days we played our records over and over, until crackling, skipping screeches ruined the sound. … Continue reading

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Clarity of Truth

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Narcissus (Vanity/Narcissism) The narcissus is one of December’s birth flowers. According to Greek myth, it is the flower that grew when the vain young man Narcissus drowned in the lake in which he admired his own … Continue reading

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Forty Years

Written for:  Poetic Asides #417 – Write a complicit poem.  For those who are unsure, complicit is an adjective that basically defines a person who helps commit a crime or some other form of bad activity. Forty years crept by, as … Continue reading

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I Recall

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 30 Write a  “back in the day” poem.  You might also call this a “good old days” poem or a “bad old days” poem. To me, back in the day is … Continue reading

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