Tag Archives: unprompted

Winter Movements

Written for:  Hedgewitch’s Flash 55! Greetings and welcome to another Friday 55, the forum where we remember the legacy of a man named Galen Hayes who, with humor and kindness, touched the lives of everyone who came to play his … Continue reading

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Shame in the City

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub Open Link Night #211 (posted by Grace) Tenants in the Bronx are tortured by chill ill winds outside and in. Families, elderly, ailing, boil water in large pots to warm a tiny spot on kitchen … Continue reading

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Sonnet for Emily

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads  – The Tuesday Platform The Tiger (William Blake) Please link up and share a poem with us, and visit to read the writing of others. How I admire your brief language poems, eloquent … Continue reading

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Holding Marion Miller

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – The Tuesday Platform There is one rule for The Tuesday Platform: SHARE. Share a poem with us. Share some time reading poems this week. Share your thoughts when moved to do so. … Continue reading

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Last Night

Slim blue candles burn in silver holders of menorah. On this last night of Hanukkah, no holder remains empty. Eight days of prayers always said by my father, head bent over candles’ light. When I was a child, Grandpa was … Continue reading

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This Poem

This poem plays hopscotch, jumps rope, races down blocks. No ticking clock. This poem is freedom to take your time. Sit by a stream and dream. This poem shapes clay into funny figures and animals. Be inspired to act on … Continue reading

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Free Floating

Free            f  l  o  a  t  i  n  g ANXIETY does not float. It POUNDS in your ears d r 0 w n i n g y o u in sweat.

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Love of Trees

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads, The Tuesday Platform Welcome to the Tuesday Platform, your unprompted free-range day for sharing poems in the Imaginary Garden. I believe my love of trees stems from their solid spreading branches, ever-widening, like umbrellaed … Continue reading

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Frown Poem

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Pooches And Blues

Written for:  dVerse Open Link Night #183 “Under The Influence” – (posted by Victoria Slotto This is Victoria, inviting you to join us today at the pub with your poem. Would you to share, in comments, one or two of … Continue reading

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