Tag Archives: City

City of Colors

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~City  (posted by Sumana) “In the eyes of a poet what would a busy city look like? A dream or a nightmare?” A city stays in your heart, grabs a seat in your brain, rains … Continue reading

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Shame in the City

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub Open Link Night #211 (posted by Grace) Tenants in the Bronx are tortured by chill ill winds outside and in. Families, elderly, ailing, boil water in large pots to warm a tiny spot on kitchen … Continue reading

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New York Redone

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 25 Write a remix poem.  For the chapbook challenge, try remixing one of your poems from earlier in the month. I have remixed Day 13 in which we had to … Continue reading

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New York City

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 13 Pick a city and make that the title of your poem; then write your poem. This city’s skyline shines in pretty sapphire and white lighting up night. Women and … Continue reading

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Absence Of

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Silence  (posted by Sumana) Where to find that soundlessness? Is Silence merely absence of sound or more than that? “In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of … Continue reading

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Reconnecting to New York City – FYIs

Written for:  Poetic Asides #414 – Write a connection poem. The poem could be about a physical connection, like holding hands or building a bridge across a river. Or it could be about social connections, like at a party or … Continue reading

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Black and White Dreams

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #38  (posted by Whimsygizmo) Today, I want us to DREAM together. We called it Tar Beach. If you could reach the roof, tar was your sand, rooftops, your ocean. Superman was a possibility. … Continue reading

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Flat Iron

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Weekend Mini-Challenge:  “Buildings” (posted by Kim) Today’s challenge is to write about a building. It could be a specific building with a name that we would all know without directly naming it. It … Continue reading

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Tokyo

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1142, Honshu, the “main island” “Well our journey has started and today we will go on with our journey through the land of the rising sun. We have arrived on the airport of Tokyo on the … Continue reading

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NYC Night Lights

Written for:  dVerse Poets, Poetics:  Night-time Panorama  (posted by Kim) The challenge is to write a poem about a city at night, using the photograph as a starting point. You can write about your own city, one you have visited … Continue reading

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