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Ariel

A Pacific Northwest poet, writing confessional and haunting poetry.

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Grief

Oct 28 prompt and poem

Sorry – still recuperating. Still sleeping a lot. Add in the unreal domestic terrorism of this Trumpian dystopia  – and I’m going to need a lot of caffeinated cola to deal with this day.

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Oct 21 prompt and poem

Today is National Apple Day.  We say apples are very American –  there is apple pie, apple crumble, apple cider, legendary Johnny Appleseed – and one of my favorite love tokens,  apple cider donuts. I  spent Saturday evening sipping hot apple tea in front of a talkative wood fire.

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Sept 22 prompt and poem

September 22nd- Let’s go with another National Day … because this is really important.  It’s National Public Lands DayContinue reading “Sept 22 prompt and poem”

Sept 21 prompt and poem

September 21st – the day of MY people. No – not The Celts. Not the Cherokees. Continue reading “Sept 21 prompt and poem”

Sept 20 prompt and poem

Sept 20th’s prompt is in memory to my late hubby (born and raised in the mountains of Washingon)  … “Omak Washington ”  Continue reading “Sept 20 prompt and poem”

Sept 11 prompt & poem

Sept 11th’s prompt is “No day shall erase you from the memory of time” (Virgil quote at the 9/11 Twin Towers Memorial.) Continue reading “Sept 11 prompt & poem”

Aug 21 prompts

Aug 21st’s prompt was “the cost of not following your heart is spending the rest of your life wishing you had” Continue reading “Aug 21 prompts”

Aug 20 prompt

Aug 20th’s prompt is “a hitman did not kill you  because you were to “change the world”; they’re back to check your progress “ Continue reading “Aug 20 prompt”

Aug 19 prompt

I’ve been dealing with a painful ankle, a tiny MHE hook that is literately chewing up muscles and nerves. …

So when I realize how far behind I am Continue reading “Aug 19 prompt”

Jul 25 prompt & poem

Today – or rather last night – was very very weird. And I did not get to sleep until 6 … so I slept in late. Still not quite sure I am awake yet.

Wednesday’s July 25 prompt is “they weren’t counting on the bears”

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Mar 8 prompt

Today is International Women’s Day Today prompt is going to repet the question their website poses … “how are you going to push for progress?”.

Got involved last night/this morning on a political Continue reading “Mar 8 prompt”

Mar 7 prompt

Today prompt is “a bank teller”.

Computer issues today …

and I have to head downtown for First Wednesday’s event.

 

 

Mar 6 prompt

My Pinterest Ariel’s List has today’s prompt as “alone in a cathedral”. I’m posting a twist on that today …

Today prompt is “a lone cathedral”. Because it sounds a bit forlorn but also serene and romantic. Maybe even a title of a sci-fi novel … Continue reading “Mar 6 prompt”

Dec 17 prompt

Let’s have today’s prompt be “chocolate-covered anythinng” … Continue reading “Dec 17 prompt”

Dec 12 prompt

Ipoetry prompt/ Poetry prompy, Poetry prompt?

Sorry – I’m late today. stayed up last night with my CC Willow hat on – updating my database after neglecting it since September. Still need to finish that today as End Of Year is coming …

I like writing about current events – seeing what lessons can be gleaned from them or what wordds can heal. And given yesterday’s subway bombing … let’s have today’s prompt be Continue reading “Dec 12 prompt”

Day 16 & Happy Easter!

Day sixteen – I’m always sad on the sixteenths of April and November. It means the countdown has started to the end.

However, the fun’s not over yet! Yesterday I found Continue reading “Day 16 & Happy Easter!”

Day 14 of Poem-A-Day Challenges

Day Fourteen … AND that’s two weeks down! Woah!

Robert Lee Brewer’s AprPAD challenge prompt
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