Tag Archives: Illness

Goodbye Broken Brick Road

Written for: Friday Writings #7: Dear 2021 . . . (posted by Magaly) “What’s the weather doing around your bit of the world?” “Today’s optional prompt has little to do with weird weather. Since this is going to be our … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , | 21 Comments

Viral Sweep

Written for: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 7 “Write a villain poem.” Virus went viral, Insidiously invading Lands throughout the world Leaving millions of people dead And families torn apart. Inside this monster’s reign of horror Neither politics nor … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Respect for Dignity

Written for: Poetic Asides PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 27 “For today’s prompt, write a what’s next poem. Do you see hope and optimism? Are you only able to see doom and dismay? Or is it possible you can … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

Days of Dark Times

Written for: Poetic Asides PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 10 “Today is another two-for-Tuesday prompt day. You can pick one prompt, pick both prompts, or even write one poem that attempts to do them both. For today’s prompt: – … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Days of Dark Times

The Kindness Of Strangers

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July Covid-19 P.A.D. – Day 9 – “Doing The Dozens” “Through the years there have been some great motion pictures that have graced the “silver screen”. And these films gave us some memorable quotes. I … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on The Kindness Of Strangers

Light Torn Away

Written for:  Sunday Whirl Wordle #452 Words:  dream, torn, light, lift, mourn, tiny, fire, truth, shy, shock, lock, stories Light torn from day lifted away, and replaced by a firestorm of shocking illness. We are locked in a nightmare of mourning … Continue reading

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

Color Associations

Written for Sunday Muse #99  (posted by Fireblossom) She paints an apple in black patent for contrast to inner snowy fruit, bolder than rosy reds or Granny Smiths. Thinks of Snow White and the poisoned apple. Illness is seen as … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , | 25 Comments

Explanation To A Dog

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Terza Rima “Terza rima is a three-line stanza using chain rhyme in the pattern ABA BCB CDC DED. There is no limit to the number of lines, but poems or sections of … Continue reading

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

Long Time Pal

Written for:  Sunday Muse #58 Ah, doesn’t that feel good, Samson? My hands will stroke your face and mane as long as you’d like. I remember riding on your back for the first time. I was terrified. An instant affinity … Continue reading

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

old friend

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1669 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (16) white crane “Today I have a beautiful haiku by a classical master, Kikaku, an apprentice and very close friend of Basho. They loved each other dearly. Here is … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on old friend