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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”

Mar 16 prompt & poem

I have high hopes for today; the crocus’ Continue reading “Mar 16 prompt & poem”

Mar 15 prompt

It’s going to be a quick one today … Continue reading “Mar 15 prompt”

Mar 14 prompt and poem

This should get us caught up and current … Continue reading “Mar 14 prompt and poem”

Mar 13 prompt and poem

And for a companion piece to Tuesday’s animusContinue reading “Mar 13 prompt and poem”

Mar 12 prompt and poem

Yeah – I’m rubbish at doing things consistently lately.  Continue reading “Mar 12 prompt and poem”

Mar 11 Prompt & poem

So – my current reality means I am going to be Continue reading “Mar 11 Prompt & poem”

Mar 4 Prompt & poem

Starting the work week – and really liking the latin Continue reading “Mar 4 Prompt & poem”

Mar 3 Prompt & poem

Sorry for being AWOL! I had a March 1 deadline for finishing Continue reading “Mar 3 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 25 prompt & poem

Can you believe it is Friday already? Continue reading “Jan 25 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”

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 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”

Day 3 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD & 2/30 poem

Day 3 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD challenges.

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Oct 31 prompt and poem

Halloween!  And when dusk starts forming, I can’t wait for the neighborhood’s celebrants to take to the street!

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Oct 30 prompt and poem

So – getting ahead of the game …

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Oct 29 prompt and poem

I’m awake, I’m awake, I’m awake! And my ride is due any moment …

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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 27 prompt and poem

Steampunk Ball was last night & it has taken some time this morning to recuperate from that.

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Oct 17 prompt and poem

Okay, let’s go with some urban myths now – a little Freddy Kruger, a bloody hook on a car door, a little Hannibal Lecter …
I want to slip my skin off and slide into eerie imagination.

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Oct 3 prompt and poem

I’m posting this a little early; it’s a day for some self-care. I received Continue reading “Oct 3 prompt and poem”

Sept 29 prompt and poem

Good morning, Saturday! A great day to sleep in and be lazy.

Sept 29th’s prompt is “his hair was still a mess ”. Continue reading “Sept 29 prompt and poem”

Sept 24 prompt and poem

Happy Monday – Let’s start this week off right.

It’s said to be successful and effective, you need to start the day off Continue reading “Sept 24 prompt and poem”

July 21 prompt and poem

Slow going this morning. I achieved Sloth speed, but I am moving (somewhat) and I’ve eaten and had my lemon water so that is a victory Continue reading “July 21 prompt and poem”

July 20 prompt and poem

I will be spending Friday at the Salem Art Festival at Bush Pasture Park. A few hours sitting will pay my admission into a delightful buffet of creativity,  I really looking forward to that wandering park being filled with all types of amusements – Continue reading “July 20 prompt and poem”

May 11 prompt

Today I’ve been thinking of one of my favorite artists, Vincent Van Gogh… and, hey, I’ve a pix taken yesterday of him & I together – him the beauty, me the brains.

My favorite portrayal of Vincent was in Dr Who (the episode that centered around the Church of Auvers painting), when Smith’s Doctor & Amy Pond spent time with Vincent. We almost all know that Van Gogh suffered

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Apr 27 #AprPAD #NaPoWRiMo

Day 27 and the last Friday of the month. Which means  … Salem Art Walk! Time I go full-on CC Willow … but it is National Poetry Month and the Art Walk theme is “Poetry this evening – So I get to play as “Ariel” as well!  Continue reading “Apr 27 #AprPAD #NaPoWRiMo”

Jan 9 prompt

Today’s is inspired by true experience …”too much pain killer”. Continue reading “Jan 9 prompt”

NPM17 Day 19 –

Day nineteen of National Poetry Month AKA April Poem-A-Day 2017 AKA National Poetry Writing Month slash Global Poetry Writing Month AKA the month they are coming to Continue reading “NPM17 Day 19 –”

Day 13 PAD prompts and a dark poem …

Day 13 – almost to the halfway point! How are you doing on the challenge thus far?

For me, today was all flavors of frustrating: however Continue reading “Day 13 PAD prompts and a dark poem …”

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