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Ariel, Pacific NW poet

writing confessional and haunting poetry.

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April Poem A Day

Sept 17 prompt & poem

Sept 17th’s prompt is “come, you masters of war ”  Continue reading “Sept 17 prompt & poem”

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Sept 16 prompt & poem

Sept 16th’s prompt is “the apocalypse started six years ago, nobody noticed ”  Continue reading “Sept 16 prompt & poem”

Sept 15 prompt & poem

Sept 15th’s prompt is “That is a terrible, horrible, incredibly foolish idea – let’s do it”  Continue reading “Sept 15 prompt & poem”

Sept 14 prompt & poem

Sept 14th’s prompt is “Phoenix ”  Continue reading “Sept 14 prompt & poem”

Sept 9 prompt & event

Sept 9th’s prompt is “how to follow your dream” Continue reading “Sept 9 prompt & event”

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 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 15 – 18 prompts

Been waylaid a bit with pain.  Which means my touch has been toxic to e-devices the past few Continue reading “Aug 15 – 18 prompts”

Aug 13 & 14 prompts

Prompts …

Monday’s, Sunday Aug 13th prompt was  “whatever happens, whoever comes knocking – I’ve been here for at least an hour” … Continue reading “Aug 13 & 14 prompts”

Aug 12 prompt & poem

This past year I have had the privilege to have some of my poetry included into Amalie Rush Hill’s Social Justice poetry anthology. I submitted quite a few a poems a year ago May … Accepted, I was one of 26 poets included Continue reading “Aug 12 prompt & poem”

Aug 9, 10 & 11 prompts

Last night was a Moments Before Midnight reading at the Book Bin in Corvallis Oregon, I rode down with congenial publisher, Bob Hill, and his lovely wife (and MBM editor, the poet Amalie Rush Hill. It was a lovely evening, even though Continue reading “Aug 9, 10 & 11 prompts”

Aug 8 prompts

Day 2 of cleaning the rugs … Yes, it’s still in process. I thought I had both clean when evening fell; the rinse water seemed to flow clean, but now it appears Continue reading “Aug 8 prompts”

Aug 7 prompts

It’s a hot day today – and I was looking for a way to play with water while still being productive-ish. (I’ve been on a bit of a cleaning kick). So I pulled the two large rugs onto saw-horses and I have been washing them today.  Goal achieved Continue reading “Aug 7 prompts”

Aug 6 prompts

I’m home – let’s get this posted

Today – Monday, Aug 6th prompt is “that’s the sad thing – you did, once”. Continue reading “Aug 6 prompts”

Aug 1-5 prompts

Sorry for the extended absence; my health has been less than kind lately and it has had me in a downward spiral. It is all the external triggers that I can’t control – been hard to pull up &  get anything accomplished, even when consciously practicing self-care.  Continue reading “Aug 1-5 prompts”

July 30 & 31 prompts

it’s late – but let’s do this …

Monday, July 30’s prompt was “an alphabet in the city”.

and

Tuesday, July 31st prompt is  “transparent happiness”.

Pixy is in one of her schizophrenic moods, having alot of issues right now – ao that’s it for now …

Have fun poeming.

 

July 29 prompt & poem

Sunday … which means it’s gardening & domestics day; heatwave returns today … so probably just domestics.

Today’s prompt is domestics-inspired – “scrubbing down the floors”. Continue reading “July 29 prompt & poem”

July 28 prompt & poem

Happy Saturday

Today’s prompt is fitting, given the recent heat w

 

aves Continue reading “July 28 prompt & poem”

July 26 & 27 prompts

Yesterday was turned into a very long day out & my Pixy (laptop) is no longer able to withstand daily jaunts. Every time I boarded a bus to go home, I ended up somewhere

Continue reading “July 26 & 27 prompts”

July 23rd prompt

Monday. One of my long days of the week. On my way to my first appointment.

Let me take a moment

Continue reading “July 23rd prompt”

Jun 9 prompt & poem

I’m frustrated. – I tried yet again to draft a post the night before – and the morning negated much of what I had written.


Today is the fourth event of Paint The Town Continue reading “Jun 9 prompt & poem”

Jun 8 prompts & poem

So another no-frills day because my devices are still being rude. Trying to log on but I have literally tried logging on hundreds of times today and this Continue reading “Jun 8 prompts & poem”

Jun 6 & 7 prompts

None of my e-devices are playing nice …

It’s late. I’m tired of trying. So I’m posting no-frills

Continue reading “Jun 6 & 7 prompts”

Day 30 #AprPAD #NaPoWriMo

Day 30 – Last Day of National Poetry Writing and all the Poem-A-Day challenges. It could be a sad day … But good news! Not only will November bring National Novel Writing Month but it will bring November’s Poem-A-Day Challenges!

As for me, I’m gonna continue posting one a day … HERE!

And tomorrow brings May –

Continue reading “Day 30 #AprPAD #NaPoWriMo”

#Day 29 #AprPAD #NaPoWriMo

Day 29 – Two days to go.

It’s Sunday – which usually means I get a delicious writing prompt in my inbox from “Draft” which always leas me somewhere delightfully unexplored. But I also need to tackle my long-neglected Continue reading “#Day 29 #AprPAD #NaPoWriMo”

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