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Ariel, Pacific NW poet

writing confessional and haunting poetry.

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Dec 3 prompt & poem

First – Happy Hanukkah to all my Jewish friends! May your holy days be filled with peace and family.

Another band I love the sound of the past few years is Mumford & Sons – it sometimes feels like Continue reading “Dec 3 prompt & poem”

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Day 13 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD and 12/30 poem

Day 13 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. I’ve been fighting my computer every step of the way Continue reading “Day 13 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD and 12/30 poem”

Oct 31 prompt and poem

Halloween!  And when dusk starts forming, I can’t wait for the neighborhood’s celebrants to take to the street!

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Oct 20 prompt and poem

Nothing to me is a scary & spooky as a spider. And many stories use them to up the fear factor. Tolkein inserts the Spiders of Mirkwood in Hobbit & Shelob in Return of the King.  Aragog & his children in Harry Potter. In Doctor Who, itis the arachnoids, (Think I geek much?) Arachnophobia. The early myths of Arachne.  Etcetera, etcetera etcetera.

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Oct 19 prompt and poem

Today’s prompt comes from one of my favorite Halloween movies, and – no – It’s not horror or suspense. But family-friendly “Hocus Pocus”.

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Oct 6 prompt and poem

Let’s do two prompts for today. Continue reading “Oct 6 prompt and poem”

Sept 30 prompt and poem

Sunday morning and I’m baking bread. Which is a minor miracle around this house Continue reading “Sept 30 prompt and poem”

Sept 26 prompt and poem

Wednesday – which means #1linewed writing game on Twitter. Today’s theme is “dare”. Continue reading “Sept 26 prompt and poem”

Sept 25 prompt and poem

Today’s post is going to be short & sweet, as Monday has used up all my metaphorical spoons. 

But it is a prompt that is Continue reading “Sept 25 prompt and poem”

Aug 15 – 18 prompts

Been waylaid a bit with pain.  Which means my touch has been toxic to e-devices the past few Continue reading “Aug 15 – 18 prompts”

Jul 24 prompt & poem

Happy Tuesday. Let’s have a little fun with today, shall we?

Tuesday’s July 24 prompt is “the world’s only hope is Jerry (the comic book cashier)”

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Mar 27 & 28 prompt

I keep falling down those rabbit holes; seriously, I think that March Hare has a thing for me. But there’s only so long I can walk on ceilings before the need becomes driving for solid earth again.

Yesterday’s prompt was “theater” Continue reading “Mar 27 & 28 prompt”

Mar 22 prompt & poem

Today’s is World Water Day and water is a frequent motif in my poetry. Partly because I am a Pisces and water resonates deeply for me – but mostly due to the fact that water is such a major building block for life and humans.

So today’s prompt is “water” ! Continue reading “Mar 22 prompt & poem”

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