Tag Archives: parents

Just People

Written for:  Poetic Asides #499 – Write a parent poem. We thought they knew everything, that they were perfect. Deflecting from our in-the-line always coloring of our parents, was the sight of Mom crying. Out of bounds. Foul ball. I … 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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One Halloween

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle  #375 Words:  eggs, sing, corn, breeze, movies, misty, child, find, spray, attentive, drive, runny Indian corn centers the crimson front door. Autumn breeze sways husks on bottom. Mild mist sprays sidewalks, pasting leaves into … Continue reading

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Writing, Thinking

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-challenge Fussy Little Forms – Palindrome   (posted b Marian) “We all know that a palindrome is a word or phrase that is the same when read forward or backward. Like WOW … Continue reading

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Honing Values

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Open Link Night  #202 (posted by Bodhirose) (I had written this poem for Bjorn’s prompt citing Pablo Neruda’s non-rhyming sonnet, but never posted it.) I remember a black ball slapping a wall, and strong legs … Continue reading

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New Parent Challenge

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #283 Words:  soul, hope, birth, reach, earth, give, burden, light, heart, heavy, touch, cope You must have heart, and hope to give birth to a new soul on this earth in its current state. … Continue reading

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Musical Notes

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – #204 Times They Are A-Changing If you pay any attention to the world, it is apparent that times are changing. A lot is changing. This week we enter into a thankful time on Thanksgiving Day … Continue reading

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As I Grew

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Parenthood (Parents, Guardians, Significant Adults in the Lives of Children) Write a new poem, in which you take on the voice of a child with real or ideal adults parenting them. Many words are hurtful … Continue reading

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