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Ariel, Pacific NW poet

writing confessional and haunting poetry.

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Feb 9 prompt & poem

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

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Feb 8 prompt & poem

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

Feb 7 prompt

Thursday …

Today’s prompt  “appetence – an eager desire, an instinctive inclination, an attraction or natural bond”. Continue reading “Feb 7 prompt”

Feb 6 prompt & poem

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

Feb 5 prompt & poem

Tuesday … and we are going Continue reading “Feb 5 prompt & poem”

Jan 30 prompt & poem

This is late – Continue reading “Jan 30 prompt & poem”

Dec 20 – 21 prompts & poem

Dec 23-27 prompts & CC Willow

Happy Kwanzaa! It’s the second day

I think I’m past all the difficult days of December … Let’s get caught up, shall we? Continue reading “Dec 23-27 prompts & CC Willow”

Dec 18 & 19 prompts & poem

Spent yesterday rebuilding both computers. I am hoping, when I get an influx of income, to replace both; they are now quite old. But for now, they’re rather like maintaining Continue reading “Dec 18 & 19 prompts & poem”

Dec 15 prompts & poem

Screenshot 2018-12-15 14.07.33Today is the day before the 16th.  And despite my efforts, December’s Ariel List of Poetry Prompts refuses to Continue reading “Dec 15 prompts & 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”

Day 24 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD

Day 24 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. Down to the last seven days of November’s writing challenges … Continue reading “Day 24 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD”

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.

Continue reading “Oct 28 prompt and poem”

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.

Continue reading “Oct 21 prompt and poem”

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
Continue reading “Day 14 of Poem-A-Day Challenges”

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