Ariel, Pacific NW poet

writing confessional and haunting poetry.


Mental Health

Aug 18 prompt and poem

Sunday’s … sliding into home! Continue reading “Aug 18 prompt and poem”

Aug 17 prompt and poem

Saturday’s … Catching up! Continue reading “Aug 17 prompt and poem”

Aug 16 prompt and poem

Late. Got pretty sick Thursday night. Took a couple of days and lots of sleep to finally beat it. And I’m vertical again. So … with your indulgence, I’ll just get caught up. Continue reading “Aug 16 prompt and poem”

Aug 14 prompt and poem

Wednesday. Continue reading “Aug 14 prompt and poem”

Aug 13 prompt

Tuesday. And today has to be quick because of the day’s demands. And I just realized I did not post last night. Continue reading “Aug 13 prompt”

Aug 12 prompt and poem

Monday. The weather is perfect here in Oregon – hope it is perfect in your spot of the Earth. Continue reading “Aug 12 prompt and poem”

Aug 11 prompt

Sunday. Posting early. Continue reading “Aug 11 prompt”

Aug 10 prompt and poem

Saturday. A little tech issues last night.    Continue reading “Aug 10 prompt and poem”

Aug 9 prompt and poem

Friday and I’m posting late. Sorry – I was in so much pain last evening, I went to hide away in sleep, give my muscles a chance to heal.   Continue reading “Aug 9 prompt and poem”

Aug 8 prompt

Thursday -I’m going to make this quick – Continue reading “Aug 8 prompt”

Aug 7 prompt

Wednesday – and I am not sure what today is going to bring me. Continue reading “Aug 7 prompt”

Aug 6 prompt

Happy National Night Out Day – haven’t decided what I’m bringing to the Boxwood Potluck yet. I’m thinking of cold pasta salad to counteract the summer heat. Continue reading “Aug 6 prompt”

Jun 1 prompt

For June I have decided to play with mythic tales – starting Continue reading “Jun 1 prompt”

May 31 prompt

This is late – but Friday – except Continue reading “May 31 prompt”

May 30 prompt

I’m SLIDing all over today – and it’s eating up Continue reading “May 30 prompt”

May 29 prompt and poem

It’s been a busy day – so I am running a Continue reading “May 29 prompt and poem”

Apr 12 NaPoWriMo Day 12/30

Day 12 of National Poetry Writing Month … Continue reading “Apr 12 NaPoWriMo Day 12/30”

Apr 11 NaPoWriMo Day 11/30

Day 11 of National Poetry Writing Month … Continue reading “Apr 11 NaPoWriMo Day 11/30”

Apr 10 NaPoWriMo Day 10/30

Day 10 of National Poetry Writing Month … We are officially a third of the way to winning. Continue reading “Apr 10 NaPoWriMo Day 10/30”

Apr 9 NaPoWriMo Day 9/30

Day 9 of National Poetry Writing Month … Continue reading “Apr 9 NaPoWriMo Day 9/30”

Apr 8 NaPoWriMo Day 8/30

Day 8 of National Poetry Writing Month … Continue reading “Apr 8 NaPoWriMo Day 8/30”

Apr 6 NaPoWriMo Day 6/30

Day 6 of National Poetry Writing Month … Continue reading “Apr 6 NaPoWriMo Day 6/30”

Mar 28 prompt & poem

Almost there …

Thursday’s poetry prompt is “oscen – (latin) song-bird; bird which gives omens by its cry”. Continue reading “Mar 28 prompt & poem”

Mar 27 prompt & poem

And another …

Wednesday’s poetry prompt is “mare – (latin) sea; sea water”. Continue reading “Mar 27 prompt & poem”

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