Tag Archives: relationships

I Recall

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 30 Write a  “back in the day” poem.  You might also call this a “good old days” poem or a “bad old days” poem. To me, back in the day is … Continue reading

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

On A Cold Autumn Night

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 26 Write a shine poem. The blue in the black of his hair, like an ice floe in a dark sea. Luminance under light of moon on Autumn night with … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Empty Gestures

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 18 Write a good for nothing poem.  The poem doesn’t have to be good for nothing, though it’s fine if it is. But maybe it’s about a good for nothing so-and-so, … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Faulty Vision

Written for:  Poets United – Kintsugi:  Art of Mending (golden repair) “And they can’t understand, what hurts more — Missing the other person or pretending not to.” — Khadija Rupa, Unexpressed Feelings Kintsugi (golden joinery), also known as Kintsukuroi (golden … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Echo of Broken Words

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #304 Words:  whistle, prints, echo, thread, ring, apart, wheel, broken, gnaws, fall, touch Echo of your broken words rings in hollow tones, whistle-threads that tangle, and gnaw at my insides. Like a damaged wheel … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Jilted for Stilton

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #300 Words:  stilted, wonder, trips, trace, tire, line, three, sing, flimsy, run, message, shine Three trips today.  He runs back for forth giving me flimsy excuses. Oh how I tire of his lines–I forgot … Continue reading

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

Temperament

Written for:  The Twiglets, “sour and dark” Her sour temperament left a dark spot on his heart. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/  

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

Get Her Out Of Your System

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 16 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) System,” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. … Continue reading

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

The Prisoner of Grace

Written for Quickly Below are some random book titles. Avoiding any that are familiar, pick one or two that appeal to you, jiggle your curiosity, or send you off onto a tangent. Maybe you want to rewrite one of the … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , ,

New Life

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Inside The Ink (poetry or flash fiction with Magaly) This week, I invite you to take a quote from the last book you read, and turn it into a new three-stanza poem or … Continue reading

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