Tag Archives: moving

Persistance

Written for: Friday Writings #15 – “After” Another When you write a poem heavily influenced by another poem you always acknowledge it with the word ‘after’ and the original poet’s name. One also sometimes sees, ‘After Reading [name of a … Continue reading

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Last Of The Split Logs

Written for: Sunday Muse #197 Last of the split logs stacked up in the woodshed. Since my Emma passed, land seems to have given up. Sere as desert sand. Not much to take with me. Truck should hold it all. … Continue reading

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Not About Where You Live

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt “End with the line, “where can we begin again”. (posted by Devereaux and Beth) Lived in too many domiciles in which you thought we would reconcile. Each new home, brought … Continue reading

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Love Move

Written for: Poetic Asides PAD November Challenge – Day 2 “Write an unexpected poem.” A man moved from northern Alaska sans girlfriend, although he had asked her. Retired and comfy he still missed his honey ’til she showed up one … Continue reading

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Reindeer

Written for:  Blogging From A to Z – “R” Reindeer or caribou– depends on their turf. They see with ultraviolet light to find food, and sense foes. The Tundra is their choice of home where thick fur coat allows them … Continue reading

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Moving is Traumatic

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #239 – Motivation:  Nurture “grow and develop through encouragement” “Write a nurturing poem, or of a moment that had contributed to your growth.” When I returned to New York after eight years of living in … Continue reading

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Moving Aftershocks

Begins with chip on squared corner of television table. Next, we discover top of bookcase has vanished, leaving naked slats of wood laddered over double glass doors of mahogany  frame.  Bottom door gapes open like a toothless jack-o- lantern. Crooked face of grandfather clock dangles in peril, its … Continue reading

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Blue Move

Written for:  Poetic Asides #400 Write an event poem. My move has become an event. So much has gone wrong that I’m spent. Timing did not go as planned, six weeks at my cousin’s and two dogs who are dazed … Continue reading

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West To East

Written for:  Poetic Asides #391 – Write a reconnect poem. Moving back, west coast to east. Family, long-time friends– all of us are older now, and need each other.

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Packing

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 20 Write a task poem. Each day my task is the same, pack this wrap that, mark the box. There’s no way to make it a game. Each day my task … Continue reading

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