Tag Archives: healing

“things were feral”

Written for: The Twiglets #248 – “things were feral” The feral cat brought indoors is not happy. Feral beings gather together for bloodsport. on the sidelines watched with anticipation girl riding wild horse There once was an artist named Jill … Continue reading

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Four Years

Written for: One Woman’s Quest II VJ’s Weekly Challenge – Repercussions Four years of fear, watchful eyes and ears. All the truths we thought we knew, shatter into lies, and hatred. We wait, bated breath. Can we heal, unify, feel … Continue reading

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Hope

Written for: Poetic Asides PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 7 “For today’s prompt, write a this time poem. A “this time” poem, for me, sort of makes the assumption there was a “previous time,” and that “this time” will … Continue reading

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The Road to Moving On

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – Potpourri Topic:  Letting Go Character:  Factory Worker Object:  A Key Fob Setting:  A Small Apartment “USE THESE AS THE SPARK FOR YOUR POETIC BRILLIANCE!” Joe is content with his job at … Continue reading

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Losing It

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 11 Write a control poem. She flipped out, lost control and screamed. The neighbors had to call the police who recognized the name from previous disturbance calls. She is now … Continue reading

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Glow of Amber

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 10 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) of (blank),” replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, … Continue reading

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yarrow

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1722  Yarrow . . . “The Yarrow (or Achillea millefolium), is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere in Asia, Europe, and North America. It has … Continue reading

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Reaction and Love

Written for:  Miz Quickly – #5 – Write Hard “Each of the following lines from The New York Times is likely to provoke an emotional response of some kind. Choose one of these or write a VERY BRIEF simplification of … Continue reading

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Poetic Medicine

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – My Dearest Book, I Wrote You a Poem Weekend Mini-challenge:  Write a new poem dedicated to a novel or a poetry collection you love.  (131 words or fewer) Thank you for giving … Continue reading

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Innisfree Gardens

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Hope and the places That Heal You” (Imagined by Sherry Blue Sky) For your challenge, write a poem about the landscape you love, the places that heal you, the ones you call … Continue reading

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