Tag Archives: Written for Challenge

Evening Peace

Written for: November 2021 PAD – Day 30! “Write a The End and/or The Beginning poem.” When darkness falls, I feel at peace, with one dog curled up fast asleep beside me on his blanket, warm. It’s after nine; my … Continue reading

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Long Gap of Changes

Written for: November 2021 PAD – Day 29 “Write a next poem.” When next we get together, sooner I hope than this last gap of fifteen years, while we cope each with their own demons, through cigarette smoke. So splendid … Continue reading

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Missing

Written for: November 2021 PAD – Day 28 “Write a slow down poem.” You race through all your days missing out on life https://www.writersdigest.com/write-better-poetry/2021-november-pad-chapbook-challenge-day-28

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Nature in Autumn

Written for: November 2021 PAD – Day 27 “Write a remix poem. Take one or several of your poems, and make a remixed version that is new.” No dye or paint can match Ambers, apricots, or crimsons That nature arrays … Continue reading

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Well, Colors Are a Personal Choice

Written for: November 2021 PAD – Day 26 “Write a Well (Blank) poem.” I know you love navy, which makes me think of waves of suits– Wall Street types in cahoots. I would fancy some boots, purple– plum color, nothing … Continue reading

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Thanksgivings Past

Written for: November 2021 PAD – Day 25 “Write a thankful poem. Mom orchestrated Thanksgiving for years. One year, I recall a long, rectangular table filling the living room, covered in white cloth. This gathering was larger, with the inclusion … Continue reading

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Goodies of the Past

Written for: November 2021 PAD – Day 24 “Write a response poem.” Blue bottles were labeled Good Health bubbles of wealth White glass bottles were filled with milk never spilt Our best delivery was cake already baked We loved our … Continue reading

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Out of Touch

Written for: November 2021 PAD – Day 23 “Write an Unplug and/or Plug In poem. silence serene space unplugged from sound no words bombarding you peace https://www.writersdigest.com/write-better-poetry/2021-november-pad-chapbook-challenge-day-23

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So Many To Save

Written for: November 2021 PAD – Day 22 “Write an animal poem.” Wish that I could save them all- hippos, giraffes, each dog and cat. Stand up for their rights, they call– doe-eyed, silent, as their habitat ebbs like tides, … Continue reading

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Van Gogh’s Sunflowers

Written for: November 2021 PAD – Day 21 “Write an ekphrastic poem. That is, write a poem based on a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other piece of visual art. ” Just like showering snowflakes differ, so it is with sunflowers. … Continue reading

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