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writing confessional and haunting poetry.

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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”

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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”

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 8 prompt …

I am out and about today so posting from the phone; today’s is going to be brief

Today’s Holiday is a Buddist one … Bodhi Day. So today’s prompt is to turn on some Indian/ meditation music and see what your muse whisper’s to you. Continue reading “Dec 8 prompt …”

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”

Dec 6 prompt & Something Red

It’s one of those days, peeps, when all my devices are SLIDing. And in general, doing everything BUT what I need them too. And I am quickly running out of time because I need to leave for the bus in 15 mins … so post now – “share” later.

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Dec 5 prompt & Something Red

Happy Holidays!

Right now, Christmas is not the only holiday this month to celebrate (That’s why I greet peeps with Happy Holidays!) – and even if this is not my heritage, I still want to honor its’ presence. Especially since so many of my far-away friends are Jewish. Continue reading “Dec 5 prompt & Something Red”

Dec 4 prompt & poem

Late, again. I tried to get my mind off Dec 4th coming yesterday. And exhausted myself. Slept right past noon. It is both an eighth and the sixteenth anniversary of two losses … so this post is dedicated Continue reading “Dec 4 prompt & poem”

Dec 3 prompt & poem

First – Happy Hanukkah to all my Jewish friends! May your holy days be filled with peace and family.

Another band I love the sound of the past few years is Mumford & Sons – it sometimes feels like Continue reading “Dec 3 prompt & poem”

Dec 2 prompt & poem

Listening to Imagine Dragons which is one of my favorite bands these days. Something about their beat makes restlessness grow in my muscles, pushes me to move – do something, take action, seize the day … Continue reading “Dec 2 prompt & poem”

Dec 1 My first Anniversary!

… of offering daily prompts!

I adore using poetry prompts – I think they are a great tool! Continue reading “Dec 1 My first Anniversary!”

Day 30 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD … Last Day!

Day 30 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. Last Day of the challenge.

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Day 29 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD … 3

Day 29 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. Only 2 days left of the writing challenges …

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Day 28 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD … 3

Day 28 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. Only 3 days left of the writing challenges …

(Note: tech difficulties resulted in this posting Nov 29, 2018)

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Day 27 NaNoWriMo, NovPAD & announcement

Day 27 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. Only 4 days left of the writing challenges … Continue reading “Day 27 NaNoWriMo, NovPAD & announcement”

Day 26 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD

Day 26 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. Only 5 days left of the writing challenges … Continue reading “Day 26 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD”

Day 25 NaNoWriMo, NovPAD & 21/30 poem

Day 25 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. The countdown has begun; counting today, only 6 days left. Continue reading “Day 25 NaNoWriMo, NovPAD & 21/30 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”

Day 22 & 23 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD

Day 23 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. I inadvertently;y took yesterday – Thanksgiving Day – off. But here I am. Continue reading “Day 22 & 23 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD”

Day 21 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD and 19/30 poem

Day 21 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. And we are three weeks in. Continue reading “Day 21 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD and 19/30 poem”

Day 20 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD

Day 20 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. WE are two-thirds of the way there! Continue reading “Day 20 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD”

Day 19 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD & a lil’ CC Willow

Day 19 of 30 in our 2018 NaNoWriMo & November Poem-A-Day (NovPAD) challenges. I know I’m posting late; walking around on two broken ankles really saps Continue reading “Day 19 NaNoWriMo & NovPAD & a lil’ CC Willow”

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