Tag Archives: hopes

Under a Banner of Black

Written for:  Poetics Aside #478 “For today’s prompt, write a weapon poem. Write a poem with a sword, gun, or some other weapon. Or describe a weapon. Also, remember that all weapons aren’t obvious. Words can be weapons, ideas, thoughts, … Continue reading

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Thought of My Parents (no doubt)

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 10 Write a teenage poem. They insist that you are their Enemy, opposing every word you utter, Except when they need money. Funny how angry voices Negotiate in softer, … Continue reading

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Grads

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #299 Words:  tassel, speakers, sign, orange, board, love, honor, line, drum, work, bouquet, interpret Commencement speakers domed in orange-tasseled hats, scan sign board for their names. They await announcement preceded by a drumroll. Eager … Continue reading

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Lover Lost?

Written for:  Carpe Diem Universal Jane #12 mountain view The ghazal is composed of a minimum of five couplets—and typically no more than fifteen—that are structurally, thematically, and emotionally autonomous. Each line of the poem must be of the same … Continue reading

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Zelda

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Artistic Interpretations – Immigrant Portraits The Challenge is wide open – any style or form of poetry.  I do request that all poetry be new to this challenge.  I prefer you respond to … Continue reading

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