Today is Maya Angelou’s birthday – she would have been 90. What an amazing poet she was! I had the pleasure of hearing her read before when she was in Salem.
My PAD prompt is … “7 lines” Continue reading “Apr 4 #AprPAD #NaPoWRiMo”
My PAD prompt is … “collage” – Collect images from newspapers and magazines either by clipping them or making a list of the colors, things, people, objects, and their qualities that you notice as you look through them. If you’ve clipped images, create a collage of the clippings as an illustration of a poem not yet written, and then write that poem. If you’ve collected images as text, use the snippets to create a poem. Continue reading “Apr 2 #AprPAD #NaPoWRiMo”
Finally! April is here and with it all the Poem-A-Day
games challenges. Time to smash down any mental brick walls stumbling blocks you may have been running into. Today National/Global Poetry Month. starts – and with it the annual writing challenges “Poem-A-Day” aka PAD. Also Camp NaNoWriMo starts …
My PAD prompt is apropos … “start”. Continue reading “Apr 1 Start of Poem A Day Challenges plus …”
Today’s is going to be a long post – Because it is the final day to prepare for National Poetry Month and I have a lot of irons in the fire – so to speak.
Yesterday’s prompt was “hyper”. Continue reading “Mar 30 & 31 prompts. NaPoWriMo. Poem. Readings. Kitchen Sink.”
The United States right now is craaazy! What ‘s right is wrong, what’s black is white, what’s up is down; feeding the hungry is being outlawed, defending the vulnerable is being portrayed as attacking white males and the NRA is taking an affront with schoolchildren denouncing slaughter in the schools.
Let’s go to a different time, shall we? Today’s prompt is “September 1960 “. Continue reading “Mar 26 prompt”
Today is one of my favorite days – my “baby” sister’s birthday! And I’m missing her.
I remember this day the pictures was taken, a quick Easter picture before heading to church, reaching out towards mom’s pink and purple roses near the driveway.It was a mild spring day in San Jose, early morning,
Strange how photographs hold sounds and scents, emotions .. Continue reading “Mar 24 prompt”
I’m out and about today, helping a friend. So posting today’s prompt from my phone…
Today, St Patrick’s Day, is a day of my people … if you count leprechauns as my ancestors! Although Im just as apt to claim the Sidhe and Faire Folk!
So rather than go with the cliche and trite prompts … Today’s prompt is Continue reading “Mar 17 prompt”