Tag Archives: sadness

Wrestling with Guilt

Written for: November 2022 PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 20 “For today’s prompt, write a conflict poem. There are many ways to show conflict, of course. Maybe there’s a physical fight or a chase scene. But also, there could be … Continue reading

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42 Years

Written for: November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 1 Two-for-Tuesday – “Write a beginning poem, and/or write an ending poem” dark humor, he made me laugh books, crucial crossword lovers explorers seeking new sights. Met in March, married in June … Continue reading

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The Moon Takes a Breath

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #574 Words: carving, drop, breath, moon, signs, thumping, lie, pity, snarl, reveal, awful, now Moon takes a breath, revealing signs of carving like a pumpkin. Now it slowly drops a bit, hidden for a … Continue reading

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Morning Changes

Written for: Friday Writings #29: Little Rituals (posted by Rommy) “Write poetry or prose about small daily rituals or daily routines that make up our lives.” How jarring–changes in morning rituals. Still have my couch corner to sit on while … Continue reading

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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

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Tears

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 21 – Emotion tears tumble down she fears there is no way out until she can float https://imprompt.wordpress.com/author/mizquickly/

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Old Seasons Die

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 14 – The Falling Line Cascade Form – “Write a line that can bear repetition.” Piles of leaves ready to sweep Some still sport bright hues. Most crunch underfoot bringing Winter near. Looked out … Continue reading

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Frayed

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #519 Words: streaming, free, line, fray, try, nothing, sharp, sheen, rights, daily Her life frays like hem of old jeans. Sharp losses suffered daily. A line is drawn in the sand. One side streams with … Continue reading

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Erosion of Earth

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Write a poem using the words: negative, balance, erosion.” erosion of earth will leave us all with a negative balance https://godoggocafe.com/2021/05/11/tuesday-writing-prompt-challenge-tuesday-may-11-2021/

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Why Did You Leave?

Written for: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 24 “Write a question poem.” How can it be that I’m so cold? Your absence. Why can’t I listen to music? Makes me blue. Why did you leave without a word? Come … Continue reading

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