A new book! The title angles for attention. The spine longs to be cradled. The cover clamors to be lifted. The pages beg to be turned. The story craves the […]
Forgive me, Muse, for I have slumbered. It has been nine days since my last poem. After writing 366 poems in 366 days, I took a breather. I wondered if […]
My year of poetry is complete. What next? I’m inviting family, friends, and “strangers” (is there any such thing, really?) into Just 99 Days of experimenting with daily practice. Will […]
Day 351 prompt: The Letter N (a haiku) nimble needle nods noodling Norma’s nifty novel narratives
Day 297 prompt: Repeating Patterns One two three, you lead me One two three, smooth and free Right left right, rise and fall Left right left, ‘round the hall Poom tsk […]
Day 287 prompt: Simple/Minimalism The simple life I’d like to lead Would give me ample time to read From written works of every sort: Books, blogs, labels, signs, reports, Newsy papers, […]
Day 264 prompt: Hands they emerge plump and pink from the veil of white bubbles that whisper over her dinner dishes still for half a second then two rapid twitches scatter […]
Day 247 prompt: Music Could some musician match these words to a melody that makes the whole world sing?
Day 244 prompt: The Arts Dancer Muscle and rhythm And space to let them move Carver Chisel and knife And block to cut away Painter Brush and color And surface to […]
Day 242 prompt: Sharp Shrill Soprano Hammers Harsh Arpeggios, Aggravating Ragged, Restless Patrons. Piercing!
Day 230 prompt: Pastel suburban evening running errands driving toward the sunset small, clear voice from the back seat observes the sky brushed in broad strokes of pastel at the stoplight […]
Day 191 prompt: Warm (an acrostic poem) Writing Always Restores My Troubled Heart