Tag Archives: Age

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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Dragon in the Doldrums

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle  #463 Words:  now, breath, hold, room, dread, shout, creep, inhale, cloud, want, crash, panic Never had a problem inhaling, holding his breath, and exhaling a cloud of fire that filled a room. He spread … Continue reading

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“so you say”

Written for:  The Twiglets #181 – “so you say” So you say you are a former Miss America? I’m not buyin’ it. So you say you love me and it will never happen again– liar! time speeds up with age … Continue reading

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Stuck Inside My Mind

Written for:  Poetic Asides – Day 2 – Countdown T-minus 9 “Write as escape poem.” I studied myself through my thoughts– tightly clenched. Old woman who could not find her way out of body or mind. https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides

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Swallowing Fear

Written for:  Poetic Asides #512 – Write a disappointment poem. I could not disregard my fear– bike riding after years. Could I still balance myself? Loved it as a child. Rentals at the beach. Now winter wipes out the chance. … Continue reading

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They Come and Go

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Longing  (posted by Sumana) “What do you long for?” “I cannot resist sharing one of Ran’s poem I Come and Stand at Every Door.” [It’s a plea for peace from a seven-year-old girl, ten years … Continue reading

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Passed Young

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #265 – Young At Heart “Fill in one of the blanks and use that as you title.”  __________ Young   OR   Young ____________ I passed young on the road a while back, hitch-hiking, flowered with … Continue reading

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Dog’s Complaint

Written for:  Sunday Muse #78 His best work, he claims, is done outdoors where charcoal clouds can burst, pouring ice rain on us both. He is talented, hard-working–a perfectionist as you can see from his crumpled up papers in garbage … Continue reading

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