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Ariel, Pacific NW poet

writing confessional and haunting poetry.

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Apr 23 NaPoWriMo Day 23/30

Day 23 of National Poetry Writing Month. Still experiencing some major technical difficulties today. including not being able to upload the art ….

Continuing my SHE ProjectApr 23’s prompt is  “She didn’t quit …”. 


 

Other Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenges available this month:

 

Happy Poetry Month!


If you appreciate what I do, please consider being one of my Patrons on Patreon.

My archive of blog’ poetry prompts is here.
You know – I’m all about the prompts!!

Ariel

Homepage Poetry Prompt Archive EventsAbout MeBooksPoetryProjectsMemes

 

Image Credit: She Watches, oil by CC Willow
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Apr 22 NaPoWriMo Day 22/30

Day 22 of National Poetry Writing Month. Still experiencing some major technical difficulties today. So while I have internet ….

Continuing my SHE ProjectApr 22’s prompt is  “She finds a better way …”. 


 

Other Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenges available this month:

 

Happy Poetry Month!


If you appreciate what I do, please consider being one of my Patrons on Patreon.

My archive of blog’ poetry prompts is here.
You know – I’m all about the prompts!!

Ariel

Homepage Poetry Prompt Archive EventsAbout MeBooksPoetryProjectsMemes

 

Image Credit: She Watches, oil by CC Willow

Apr 21 NaPoWriMo Day 21/30

Day 21 of National Poetry Writing Month. Technical difficulties today.

Continuing my SHE ProjectApr 21’s prompt is  “She endures …”. 


 

Other Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenges available this month:

 

Happy Poetry Month!


If you appreciate what I do, please consider being one of my Patrons on Patreon.

My archive of blog’ poetry prompts is here.
You know – I’m all about the prompts!!

Ariel

Homepage Poetry Prompt Archive EventsAbout MeBooksPoetryProjectsMemes

 

Image Credit: She Watches, oil by CC Willow

Apr 20 NaPoWriMo Day 20/30

Day 20 of National Poetry Writing Month. 2/3rds of the way to a win …

Continuing my SHE ProjectApr 20’s prompt is  “She weathers the rain …”. 


 

Other Poem-A-Day (PAD) Challenges available this month:

 

Happy Poetry Month!


If you appreciate what I do, please consider being one of my Patrons on Patreon.

My archive of blog’ poetry prompts is here.
You know – I’m all about the prompts!!

Ariel

Homepage Poetry Prompt Archive EventsAbout MeBooksPoetryProjectsMemes

 

Image Credit: She Watches, oil by CC Willow

Apr 19 NaPoWriMo Day 19/30

Day 19 of National Poetry Writing Month. Continue reading “Apr 19 NaPoWriMo Day 19/30”

Apr 18 NaPoWriMo Day 18/30

Day 18 of National Poetry Writing Month. Continue reading “Apr 18 NaPoWriMo Day 18/30”

Apr 17 NaPoWriMo Day 17/30

Day 17 of National Poetry Writing Month. Continue reading “Apr 17 NaPoWriMo Day 17/30”

Apr 16 NaPoWriMo Day 16/30

Day 16 of National Poetry Writing Month. Continue reading “Apr 16 NaPoWriMo Day 16/30”

Apr 15 NaPoWriMo Day 15/30

Day 15 of National Poetry Writing Month; Continue reading “Apr 15 NaPoWriMo Day 15/30”

Apr 14 NaPoWriMo Day 14/30

Day 14 of National Poetry Writing Month … Continue reading “Apr 14 NaPoWriMo Day 14/30”

Apr 13 NaPoWriMo Day 13/30

Day 13 of National Poetry Writing Month … Continue reading “Apr 13 NaPoWriMo Day 13/30”

Apr 12 NaPoWriMo Day 12/30

Day 12 of National Poetry Writing Month … Continue reading “Apr 12 NaPoWriMo Day 12/30”

Apr 11 NaPoWriMo Day 11/30

Day 11 of National Poetry Writing Month … Continue reading “Apr 11 NaPoWriMo Day 11/30”

Apr 10 NaPoWriMo Day 10/30

Day 10 of National Poetry Writing Month … We are officially a third of the way to winning. Continue reading “Apr 10 NaPoWriMo Day 10/30”

Apr 9 NaPoWriMo Day 9/30

Day 9 of National Poetry Writing Month … Continue reading “Apr 9 NaPoWriMo Day 9/30”

Apr 8 NaPoWriMo Day 8/30

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Apr 7 NaPoWriMo Day 7/30

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Apr 6 NaPoWriMo Day 6/30

Day 6 of National Poetry Writing Month … Continue reading “Apr 6 NaPoWriMo Day 6/30”

Apr 5 NaPoWriMo Day 5/30

Day 5 of National Poetry Writing Month … Continue reading “Apr 5 NaPoWriMo Day 5/30”

Apr 4 NaPoWriMo Day 4/30

Day 4 of National Poetry Writing Month … Day 4 of my SHE project. Continue reading “Apr 4 NaPoWriMo Day 4/30”

Apr 3 NaPoWriMo Day 3/30

Day 3 of National Poetry Writing Month … Day 3 of my SHE project. Continue reading “Apr 3 NaPoWriMo Day 3/30”

Apr 2 NaPoWriMo Day 2/30

Day 2 of National Poetry Writing Month, Continue reading “Apr 2 NaPoWriMo Day 2/30”

Apr 1 Global/ National Poetry Writing Month

Today is like the start of a Nativity Calendar for me Continue reading “Apr 1 Global/ National Poetry Writing Month”

Mar 31 prompt & poem

Last day of March and the Day before Continue reading “Mar 31 prompt & poem”

Mar 30 prompt & poem

One more to go and I am caught up! Continue reading “Mar 30 prompt & poem”

Mar 28 prompt & poem

Almost there …

Thursday’s poetry prompt is “oscen – (latin) song-bird; bird which gives omens by its cry”. Continue reading “Mar 28 prompt & poem”

Mar 27 prompt & poem

And another …

Wednesday’s poetry prompt is “mare – (latin) sea; sea water”. Continue reading “Mar 27 prompt & poem”

Mar 26 prompt & poem

And another …

Tuesday’s poetry prompt is “grāmen – (latin) grass; herb; plant”. Continue reading “Mar 26 prompt & poem”

Mar 25 prompt & poem

Catching up  …

Monday’s poetry prompt is zephyrus – (latin) The Western wind; western breeze; God of the Western Wind”. Continue reading “Mar 25 prompt & poem”

Mar 24 prompt & poem

Better late than never …

Sunday’s poetry prompt is rāna – (latin) frog”. Continue reading “Mar 24 prompt & poem”

Mar 29 prompt & poem

It’s been a busy week; let’s poem …

Friday’s poetry prompt is bāsium – (latin) a kiss”. Continue reading “Mar 29 prompt & poem”

Mar 23 prompt & poem

The day is speeding fast … Continue reading “Mar 23 prompt & poem”

Mar 22 prompt & poem

Running late today! Continue reading “Mar 22 prompt & poem”

Mar 21 prompt & poem

Today is the first day of spring – a time historically for Continue reading “Mar 21 prompt & poem”

Mar 20 prompt & poem

It is gorgeous today in the Pacific Northwest – that UFO in the sky is bright Continue reading “Mar 20 prompt & poem”

Mar 19 prompt & poem

Spring has definitely arrived in the Pacific Northwest Continue reading “Mar 19 prompt & poem”

Mar 18 prompt & poem

Start of the work week; let’s start it Continue reading “Mar 18 prompt & poem”

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”

May 30 prompt

So, a lil’ computer/e-devices issues today. But I used the downtime to catch up on the dishes.

June is coming up fast, Continue reading “May 30 prompt”

May 29 prompt

Yesterday, our wanderings led us to Waterloo State Park, just south of Lebanon, Oregon.  Which suited me fine as I am a “water creature”.

At first Continue reading “May 29 prompt”

May 28 prompt

 

Today it is National Memorial Day in the United States – a day to remember our loved ones past on, especially veterans and soldiers who have sacrificed for our liberty and freedom.

Today I am Continue reading “May 28 prompt”

May 25 prompt

 

Headed downtown because it is the day to switch out exhibits!

Today’s prompt is “taking down art” Continue reading “May 25 prompt”

May 23 prompt & poem

As CC Willow, one of my art mediums is digital photography.  And, oft-times, those photos inspire a poem (or three).

I’m looking at one of my pieces today of my late hubby hugging a Redwood tree.  Truth be told, Continue reading “May 23 prompt & poem”

May 22 prompt & poem

Today is National Solitaire Day. I find games can be used for great effect as metaphors in poetry.

Today’s prompt is “solitaire” Continue reading “May 22 prompt & poem”

May 21 prompt

 

It’s such nice weather today … let’s make today’s poem be a happy, peaceful one.

Today’s prompt is “garden gate”. Continue reading “May 21 prompt”

May 19 prompt and poem

The past few days I have been unexpectedly participating in holding a bullying manager accountable for their actions. Continue reading “May 19 prompt and poem”

May 15 prompt and poem

It’s been perfect gardening weather and all the green inhabitants of Boxwood Cottage are growing like… well, a weed! Including the ivy.

When we bought Boxwood Cottage, it came with a few “wild areas covered with English Ivy under the trees. Continue reading “May 15 prompt and poem”

May 14 prompt and poem

I’ve been having today’s prompt muse around my head, re-arranging the furniture, knocking down walls.

Today’s prompt is “write a love letter”. Continue reading “May 14 prompt and poem”

May 13 prompt and poem

Let’s go the other way this Mother’s Day –  Even if you don’t all have a child, we all have been children at some point.

Remember what that was Continue reading “May 13 prompt and poem”

May 12 prompt and poem

 

Perhaps you have someone who you love like a mother. Maybe there’s someone who chides you like a Continue reading “May 12 prompt and poem”

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