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Ariel, Pacific NW poet

writing confessional and haunting poetry.

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Love poems

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 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”

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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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”

Oct 5 prompt and poem

Following on the theme of spooky Halloween prompts … Continue reading “Oct 5 prompt and poem”

Oct 4 prompt and poem

Today’s prompt is for those who like to cook … Continue reading “Oct 4 prompt and poem”

Oct 2 prompt and poem

Today, I want to note that it is International Day of Non-Violence. As an advocate of peace, I just can’t let a day like this go Continue reading “Oct 2 prompt and poem”

Oct 1 prompt and poem

October has now started AND I do plan on playing with spooky monstrous prompts this month.  I love Halloween almost as much as Americans love their coffee. Almost, but not quite as much. For coffee is not a yearly indulgence nor a monthly one – not even a daily one – but an hourly indulgence.

Given what today is, I am waiting until tomorrow for the supernatural, freaky prompts. Today is International Coffee Day – Celebrate as you Continue reading “Oct 1 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”

Sept 8 prompt & poem

Sept 8th’s prompt is “your dreams follow you” Continue reading “Sept 8 prompt & poem”

Aug 22 prompt

Aug 22nd’s prompt is “this was perplexing; he never had someone fail to die before” Continue reading “Aug 22 prompt”

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 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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July 18 prompt & poem

Okay … let’s do this. I think of have my stuff prepped.

Wednesday, July 17th’s prompt is from the list … “mystery of pebbles”. … Continue reading “July 18 prompt & poem”

June 1 prompt

In Salem, we are getting a reminder of how precious clean water is. And how easy it is to screw up communications.

The past week we have had cyanotoxins in our tap water. Of course – our City did not notify us until late Tuesday Continue reading “June 1 prompt”

May 30 prompt

So, a lil’ computer/e-devices issues today. But I used the downtime to catch up on the dishes.

June is coming up fast, Continue reading “May 30 prompt”

May 29 prompt

Yesterday, our wanderings led us to Waterloo State Park, just south of Lebanon, Oregon.  Which suited me fine as I am a “water creature”.

At first Continue reading “May 29 prompt”

May 28 prompt

 

Today it is National Memorial Day in the United States – a day to remember our loved ones past on, especially veterans and soldiers who have sacrificed for our liberty and freedom.

Today I am Continue reading “May 28 prompt”

May 25 prompt

 

Headed downtown because it is the day to switch out exhibits!

Today’s prompt is “taking down art” Continue reading “May 25 prompt”

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