Tag Archives: animals

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

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Wolf Misconceptions

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2019 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 1 “Write a once upon a time poem.  The title of the poem could be “Once Upon a Time,” or the first words could be. Or you could do … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Animalese

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration:  “Back and Forth” “Tell a tale using nothing but dialog between characters.” You are lucky you don’t have to go out in the rain. True, but you can take walks and smell … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

American Museum of Natural History

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Museum(s)  (posted by Susan) Pick a museum and write a new poem that takes us there. Dem bones, dem bones, dem dinosaur bones on display, made kids scream and adults uncomfortable gazing up at those gigantic … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments

Washington County Fair

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #255 – Calliope Music We’ve stepped into August as Summer rolls along and the air is strong with carnivals and county and state fairs. So, here is the prompt: write a memory of one … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , ,

Meadow Life

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Inform Poet – Lannet The “Lannet” is a form of sonnet, consisting of 14 lines. There is a strict syllable count of 10 per line. It has NO END-LINE RHYMING SCHEME. Only internal rhyme is … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Path Through Uncertainty

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Poems to Weather Uncertain Times (posted by Sanaa) “In our lives we encounter uncertainty a number of times. We live through each day with hope either blooming or dissipating in our hearts. When life seems … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

Child’s POV of Nature

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday, “Lost and Found:  Nature’s Magic” (Posted by Merrill) “I found some inspiration again in “Brainpickings.” The post is about a book called Lost Words by Robert McFarlane and Jackie Morris. I haven’t … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

Funnies

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #11 – “I Love To Laugh!”  (posted by Toni) “Hi Musers! What makes you laugh? Not necessarily give you joy but what makes you laugh? It is the antics of your pupper or cat? Something your … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments