Ariel, Pacific NW poet

writing confessional and haunting poetry.



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”

Aug 5 prompt

Happy Monday. (Is there such a thing?) … Continue reading “Aug 5 prompt”

Aug 4 prompt

Sunday … Continue reading “Aug 4 prompt”

Aug 3 prompt

Saturday – and posting early. Continue reading “Aug 3 prompt”

Aug 2 prompt

Friday – and I have collected enough quotes to last Continue reading “Aug 2 prompt”

Aug 1 prompt

So I ended up taking July off/ Did not intend to – Continue reading “Aug 1 prompt”

Jul 2 prompt

Tuesday and still exploring the Greek Muses. Continue reading “Jul 2 prompt”

Jul 1 prompt

Happy July 1st – Late  – but I spent the majority Continue reading “Jul 1 prompt”

Jan 29 prompt and poem

Happy Tuesday …

Today’s prompt is “apaixonar”. Continue reading “Jan 29 prompt and poem”

Jan 28 prompt and poem

Computer issues …

Monday’s prompt is “whelve”. Continue reading “Jan 28 prompt and poem”

Jan 27 prompt and poem

Computer issues  …



prompt is “hiraeth”. Continue reading “Jan 27 prompt and poem”

Jul 10 prompt

Pixy, my laptop, won’t boot up yesterday & today. And I’m scattered today to troubleshoot it. So let’s go mobile!

Of course,

Continue reading “Jul 10 prompt”

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”

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