Tag Archives: Triolet

Drumming

Written for:  Poetic Asides #497 For today’s prompt, write a practice poem. He practiced drumming day and night with no ear for music at all. Neighbors wished he would see the light. He practiced drumming day and night; his music … Continue reading

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Rumination is Wasteful

Written for:  Poetic Asides #486 – “Write a waste poem” Used to think my poor choices a waste of time I would never recoup. Then realized I’d learned from each sour taste. Used to think my poor choices a waste, … Continue reading

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Unsettling World

Written for:  Poetic Asides 466 – The the phrase (adjective (noun), and replace it with the title of your poem. I watch the news through finger slats hoping to see just half the terror. Morning arrives, more tweeted spats. I … Continue reading

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For Mom and Dad

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 4 For today’s prompt, write an apologetic poem. Maybe the poem itself is a first person apology. Or it could be about someone apologizing to someone else. Or maybe … Continue reading

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Food Balancing

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Balance  (posted by Susan) Explore the possibilities of balance in a new poem. “You have to laugh at the things that hurt you just to keep yourself in balance.” ―Ken Kesey I try to eat … Continue reading

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Reverie

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Camera FLASH! (posted by Kerry) It is time to strike a pose with our photographic challenge for July. Here I sit in reverie though it is bath time, I know. Dawn of … Continue reading

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Heartburn

Written for:  Poetic Asides #439 – Write a heart poem. I should have known my heart would burn, but oh, that garlic bread was tasty. By now you’d think I would have learned. I should have known my heart would … Continue reading

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New Drug

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 11 Write a warning poem. Brand new drug out on the market, one a day and you’ll be glowing. You can purchase it at Target. Stop this drug if you … Continue reading

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Follow Your Gut

Written for:  Poetics Aside #430 Write an annoyance poem.  It could be about a small annoyance (like the power shutting off here for a few hours this morning). Or it could be about an annoyance that is somewhat more significant. Maybe … Continue reading

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Another Day

Written for:  Poetic Asides #428 – Another ________ Another day, another shooting another casket, another child lost. More time wasting, leaders sit disputing. Another day, another shooting in blood and grief the country is stewing. No action taken, look what … Continue reading

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