Tag Archives: animals

How We Are Similar

Written for:  Sunday Muse #107  (posted by Carrie) Whether human or animal, the instinct we share, to care for and fiercely protect our young is inherent in parents throughout the world. Methods and language may differ; care does not. Several … Continue reading

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Sevenling . . . three robins

Written for:  Poetic Asides Countdown to Challenge:  T-minus 7  – Write a short poem.  For:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Sevenling “The first three lines should contain an element of three. It could be three connected or contrasting statements, … Continue reading

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“dripping clay”

Written for:  The Twiglets #165 – “dripping clay” Strange sculpture of elongated man looks like dripping clay The empty canvas sat on the floor as the artist dripped splotches of clay here and there. turtles, bunnies, dogs children having fun … Continue reading

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Owl and Wolf Go Canoeing

Written for:  Sunday Whirl #439 Words:  flew, merry, sun, chill, itch, wolf, slim, swagger, owl, cloak, tendril, chance Merry owl, and slim-cloaked wolf tossed off the tendrils of last night’s chill. Sun shone upon the land, and the two swaggering … Continue reading

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Plan B

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 –  Prompt #277 – Idioms “For this week’s prompt, We’d like a penny for your thoughts. Choose an idiom as inspiration. Don’t cut corners, but you might want to make a long story short. Or, go … Continue reading

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Joy

Written for:  Poetic Asides #508 – Write a celebration poem. Each dog or cat rescued that brought joy to our home– those who have passed, and those present– you rock! https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides

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Rebuilding

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “New Year – New World” Create and describe a “new world” as you envision it.  (posted by Mish) Nature has begun the painstaking work of growing a new world. Seedlings dot the earth … Continue reading

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Mama, Will Things Get Better?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Prosery #7:  Jim Harrison  (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg) “Hello Everyone and welcome to our 7th episode of Prosery, where poetry and flash fiction collide. Write a story of 144 words or less (not … Continue reading

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Pleasure and Displeasure

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 5 “Today’s Two-for-Tuesday prompt is to write a Pleasure and/or Displeasure Poem.” Pleasure I am ever pleased to put guests at their ease. Plate of crackers,  sharp cheese, assorted … Continue reading

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Survival of Animals

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Wordy Monday with Wild Woman – “The Wolf Mother” “The loss of the wolf is like the loss of the mother. Somewhere she roams in memory, in darkness. Our bond with her is … Continue reading

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