Ariel, Pacific NW poet

writing confessional and haunting poetry.


Pac NW poet

Jan 27 prompt

Sorry; life still throwing some curve balls at me … I’ll get more timely on posting these prompts

Today’s prompt is Edgar Allan Poe’s “They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.” Continue reading “Jan 27 prompt”

Jan 26 prompt

Posting early …

Today’s prompt is “She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn’t supposed to look nice; it was supposed to make you feel something.” Continue reading “Jan 26 prompt”

Jan 25 prompt

Sorry – I’ve had guests today …

Today’s prompt is “Give yourself some credit for how far you’ve come.” Continue reading “Jan 25 prompt”

Jan 24 prompt

A late morning today,

Friday’s prompt is CS Lewis’ “There are far far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” Continue reading “Jan 24 prompt”

Jan 23 prompt

Today’s prompt is Karen Lamb’ “A year from now you’ll wish you had started today.” Continue reading “Jan 23 prompt”

Jan 22 prompt

Sorry – Tuesday was so grueling and had me so worn out – I didn’t wake up until late afternoon today. But let’s do this!

Wednesday’s prompt is Kate Moss’ “It’s kind of rebellious to be yourself”.” Continue reading “Jan 22 prompt”

Jan 21 prompt

Today’s prompt is  “Life always offers you a second chance. It’s called “tomorrow”.” Continue reading “Jan 21 prompt”

Jan 20 prompt

Today’s prompt is  John C. Maxwell’s “Dreams don’t work unless you do.” Continue reading “Jan 20 prompt”

Jan 19 prompt

Today’s prompt is  “Hey, flower child … It’s your time to bloom.” Continue reading “Jan 19 prompt”

Jan 18 prompt

Today’s prompt is Thomas Edison’s  “If we did all the things we are capable of, we would astound ourselves.” Continue reading “Jan 18 prompt”

Jan 17 prompt

Today’s prompt is Theodore Roethke’s  “Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.” Continue reading “Jan 17 prompt”

Jan 16 prompt

Late – I had some paperwork to take care of. Finished so I’m catching u[.

Today’s prompt is Pablo Picasso’s  “Everything you can imagine is real.” Continue reading “Jan 16 prompt”

Jan 15 prompt

Late – I had some paperwork to take care of.

Today’s prompt is CS Lewis’s  “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” Continue reading “Jan 15 prompt”

Jan 14 prompt

Late – I had some paperwork to take care of.

Today’s prompt is Emile Zola’s  “The artist is nothing without the gift, but the gift is nothing without work..” Continue reading “Jan 14 prompt”

Jan 13 prompt

Late – I had some paperwork to take care of.

Today’s prompt is Eleanor Roosevelt’s  “Do one thing every day that scares you.” Continue reading “Jan 13 prompt”

Jan 12 prompt

Today’s prompt is Salman Rushdie’s  “A poet’s work is to name the unnameable, point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world and stop it going to sleep” Continue reading “Jan 12 prompt”

Jan 11 prompt

Today’s prompt is Anonymous’s  “If we were meant to stay in one place, we’d have roots instead of feet.” Continue reading “Jan 11 prompt”

Jan 10 prompt

Today’s prompt is Stephen Covey’s  “The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” Continue reading “Jan 10 prompt”

Jan 9 prompt

Today’s prompt is “We’re supposed to change.”  Continue reading “Jan 9 prompt”

Jan 8 prompt

Today’s prompt is “She turned her can’ts into cans and her dreams into plans.”  Continue reading “Jan 8 prompt”

Jan 7 prompt

Today’s prompt is “Hide.'”How are we supposed to hide from a shadow?””  Continue reading “Jan 7 prompt”

Jan 6 prompt

A day late; but I got pretty sick and slept all through Monday.

Today’s prompt is “Take the mask off when you speak to me.”  Continue reading “Jan 6 prompt”

Jan 5 prompt

Today’s prompt is “Once upon a time, the sky knew the weight of angel armies on the move, and the wind blew infernal with the fire of their wings. ”  Continue reading “Jan 5 prompt”

Jan 4 prompt

Today’s prompt is Ralph Waldo Emerson’s “We all boil at different degrees”  Continue reading “Jan 4 prompt”

Jan 3 prompt

Today’s prompt is The Fake Redhead’s “Whatever possessed you to do that should possess you more often.”  Continue reading “Jan 3 prompt”

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