Monthly Archives: April 2013

POEM THIRTY

Woo whooo!!!  The last day of National Poetry Month!  And my 30th poem of the month–written from a most intriguing prompt.  Here’s what NaPoWriMo presented as the final challenge: And now our final (and still optional) prompt! I know I’ve … Continue reading

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on poetry…

Originally posted on The Poetry Department . . . aka The Boynton Blog:
I knew life / Began where I stood in the dark, / Looking out into the light, / & that sometimes I could see // Everything through nothing. Yusef Komunyakaa…

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POEM TWENTY NINE

One more day to go.  NaPoWriMo prompt for today is to include words from another language at least five times in a poem.  I decided on two:  Yiddish and Spanish.  Perhaps misused but ever so fun to play.  This is … Continue reading

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POEM TWENTY EIGHT

NaPoWriMo is headed into the final stretch but the prompts keep coming.  Today’s inspiration comes with color.  Or in this case, without it.         Undertow   Black as midnight on the dark of the moon, she wants … Continue reading

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POEM TWENTY SEVEN

    Image Source:  Unknown What Does She See?   Her mother’s words rise up like dandelions in spring, ubiquitous.   Hack, whack or mow them down and still they rise again. You must suffer for beauty.   She wonders … Continue reading

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POEM TWENTY SIX

Image Source:  Facebook Burning Bright   Night cat hunches spine, pounces on oak table, jumps to my pillow. Tiger haunts my dreams, Cell phone alarm meows.   Morning cat stretches, purrs. Be cautious when calling totem animals.

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POEM TWENTY FIVE

  PHOTO CREDIT: John Martin  2013 At the Lake   Expanse of spring grass. Two Canada geese fly south. World Tai Chi Day.

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