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Ariel, Pacific NW poet

writing confessional and haunting poetry.

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Mar 18 prompt & poem

Start of the work week; let’s start it Continue reading “Mar 18 prompt & poem”

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Mar 17 prompt & poem

Happy St Patricks Day! A day to celebrate my Gaelic Continue reading “Mar 17 prompt & poem”

Feb 9 prompt & poem

Saturday’s and Valentine’s Day Continue reading “Feb 9 prompt & poem”

Feb 8 prompt & poem

Friday’s prompt … Continue reading “Feb 8 prompt & poem”

Feb 6 prompt & poem

Wednesday … I’m late. Sorry. Continue reading “Feb 6 prompt & poem”

Jan 24 prompt & poem

Sorry – computer issues are causing this Continue reading “Jan 24 prompt & poem”

Jan 23 prompt & poem

Pixy is behaving herself so let’s ‘go Continue reading “Jan 23 prompt & poem”

Jan 22 prompt & poem

Pixy is behaving herself so let’s ‘go for broke” today. 🙂 Continue reading “Jan 22 prompt & poem”

Jan 21 prompt

Tech problems today … Continue reading “Jan 21 prompt”

Jan 20 prompt & poem

Well. It is Sunday again. Continue reading “Jan 20 prompt & poem”

Jan 19 prompt & poem

Women’s March today here in Salem. And, despite two broken Continue reading “Jan 19 prompt & poem”

Jan 18 prompt & poem

Happy Friday!

I attended Continue reading “Jan 18 prompt & poem”

Jan 17 prompt & poem

Thursday – only two more days Continue reading “Jan 17 prompt & poem”

Jan 16 prompt & poem

Today, on Twitter it is @1line wed.  Continue reading “Jan 16 prompt & poem”

Jan 15 prompt & poem

Tuesday – And I am hoping Continue reading “Jan 15 prompt & poem”

Jan 14 prompt

It’s the weekend!

Today’s prompt is “eunoia”. Continue reading “Jan 14 prompt”

Jan 13 prompt & poem

It’s the weekend!

Today’s prompt is “tenalach”. Continue reading “Jan 13 prompt & poem”

Jan 12 prompt & poem

It’s the weekend!

Today’s Continue reading “Jan 12 prompt & poem”

Jan 11 prompt & poem

Late start’ I was exhausted when I got home last night.

Today’s prompt is “lethologica”. Continue reading “Jan 11 prompt & poem”

Jan 10 prompt & poem

Starting the day with poetry …

Our prompt today is “oriflamme”. Continue reading “Jan 10 prompt & poem”

Jan 9 prompt & poem

Making this quick because Wednesday starts early, early for me today ……

Our prompt today is “selenophilia”. Continue reading “Jan 9 prompt & poem”

Jan 8 prompt & poem

Happy Tuesday. Sorry this is late; I’m having tech issues again.  But let’s get going …

Our prompt today is “apodyopsis”. Continue reading “Jan 8 prompt & poem”

Jan 7 prompt & poem

This finishes the first week of the year … !

Our prompt today is “serendipity”. Continue reading “Jan 7 prompt & poem”

Jan 6 prompt & poem

We made it to the first Sunday of the New Year! !

Our prompt today is “pistanthrphobia”; my, that’s a mouthful, isn’t it? Continue reading “Jan 6 prompt & poem”

Jan 5 prompt & poem

Happy Saturday!

I am thinking Continue reading “Jan 5 prompt & poem”

Jan 4 prompt & poem

Welcome back!

Today’s prompt is Continue reading “Jan 4 prompt & poem”

Jan 3 prompt & poem

Welcome back!

Today’s prompt is Continue reading “Jan 3 prompt & poem”

Jan 2 prompt & announcement

Welcome back!

Today’s prompt is Continue reading “Jan 2 prompt & announcement”

Jan 1 prompt poem

First prompt and the first day of 2019. Happy New Year! Continue reading “Jan 1 prompt poem”

Dec 31 prompt poem

Last day of the year Happy New Year!All my Rowdy Friends lyrics

Let’s end this month with some Honky Tonk Continue reading “Dec 31 prompt poem”

Dec 29 prompt & poem

Happy-ish Saturday! I had in my persona as CC Willow Continue reading “Dec 29 prompt & poem”

Dec 28 prompt & poem

Happy Friday! I will be spending my day downtown – prepping for Continue reading “Dec 28 prompt & poem”

Dec 14 prompts & poem

Your Song lyrics

A night of poetry and friends last night at Salem Poetry Continue reading “Dec 14 prompts & poem”

Dec 13 prompts & poem

 

Monday was a 30th anniversary of sorts – I keep circling around it coming closer to being able to give it a voice, Continue reading “Dec 13 prompts & poem”

Dec 11 & 12 prompts & poem

Yesterday, Dec 12th ended up biding a “no-device” Day; I took an early morning art webinar which, apparently, ended up eating all of Pixy’s battery Continue reading “Dec 11 & 12 prompts & poem”

Dec 10 prompt & poem

Happy Human Right’s Day!

Don’t just defend your Human Rights; put yourself out there for defending others’ rights as well, As the saying goes “Together we stand; Continue reading “Dec 10 prompt & poem”

Dec 9 prompt & poem

Wet wintery rain today- but looking forward to this cozy afternoon of friends come and poetry next to the wood Continue reading “Dec 9 prompt & poem”

Dec 8 prompt …

I am out and about today so posting from the phone; today’s is going to be brief

Today’s Holiday is a Buddist one … Bodhi Day. So today’s prompt is to turn on some Indian/ meditation music and see what your muse whisper’s to you. Continue reading “Dec 8 prompt …”

Dec 7 prompt & poem

So poems interpreting another art form, AKA Art or music, is termed as being ekphrasis and – yep – we are doing ekphrastic poem all this holiday month as the days get colder Continue reading “Dec 7 prompt & poem”

Dec 6 prompt & Something Red

It’s one of those days, peeps, when all my devices are SLIDing. And in general, doing everything BUT what I need them too. And I am quickly running out of time because I need to leave for the bus in 15 mins … so post now – “share” later.

Continue reading “Dec 6 prompt & Something Red”

Dec 5 prompt & Something Red

Happy Holidays!

Right now, Christmas is not the only holiday this month to celebrate (That’s why I greet peeps with Happy Holidays!) – and even if this is not my heritage, I still want to honor its’ presence. Especially since so many of my far-away friends are Jewish. Continue reading “Dec 5 prompt & Something Red”

Dec 4 prompt & poem

Late, again. I tried to get my mind off Dec 4th coming yesterday. And exhausted myself. Slept right past noon. It is both an eighth and the sixteenth anniversary of two losses … so this post is dedicated Continue reading “Dec 4 prompt & poem”

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”

Dec 2 prompt & poem

Listening to Imagine Dragons which is one of my favorite bands these days. Something about their beat makes restlessness grow in my muscles, pushes me to move – do something, take action, seize the day … Continue reading “Dec 2 prompt & poem”

Dec 1 My first Anniversary!

… of offering daily prompts!

I adore using poetry prompts – I think they are a great tool! Continue reading “Dec 1 My first Anniversary!”

Day 30 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD … Last Day!

Day 30 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. Last Day of the challenge.

Continue reading “Day 30 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD … Last Day!”

Day 29 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD … 3

Day 29 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. Only 2 days left of the writing challenges …

Continue reading “Day 29 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD … 3”

Day 28 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD … 3

Day 28 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. Only 3 days left of the writing challenges …

(Note: tech difficulties resulted in this posting Nov 29, 2018)

Continue reading “Day 28 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD … 3”

Day 27 NaNoWriMo, NovPAD & announcement

Day 27 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. Only 4 days left of the writing challenges … Continue reading “Day 27 NaNoWriMo, NovPAD & announcement”

Day 26 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD

Day 26 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. Only 5 days left of the writing challenges … Continue reading “Day 26 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD”

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