Tag Archives: Age

Take The Reins

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Empowerment “I developed this empowerment motif because it’s women’s history month. While researching it, I discovered that most places in the world have initiatives for the empowerment of social groups such as people of color, … Continue reading

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Life On The Porch

Written for:  Poetic Asides #462 – “For today’s prompt, write a set poem. Collectors often try to complete the set, though some break up the set. Some people set the record straight. Some things need to set (like glue or … Continue reading

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Love Later in Life

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  “Repetitive Forms”  (posted by Jilly) Your challenge, my fellow poets, is to write a Form Poem that makes use of Repetitive Lines. There are many poetic forms that use repetitive lines … Continue reading

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Tea Time Truths

Written for:  Sunday Muse #30 Not to fret, dear, I have a guardian angel watching over me, keeping me company at tea time.  No, it is not the same, dear. I look at my veined hands, sometimes swollen with arthritis, … Continue reading

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How To Treat Old Age

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Ode to Age You may write about youth, old age or even about a distinct period of history or literature. “Why so scrawny, cat? Starving for fat fish or mice…. Or backyard love?” — Basho … Continue reading

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Metal Without A Cause

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Camera/FLASH 55!  (posted by Kerry) “As an added extra to this challenge, you may write a Flash 55 inspired by the photograph, or on a subject of your choice, as we keep … Continue reading

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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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