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Ariel, Pacific NW poet

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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”

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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”

Mar 17 prompt & poem

Happy St Patricks Day! A day to celebrate my Gaelic Continue reading “Mar 17 prompt & poem”

Mar 16 prompt & poem

I have high hopes for today; the crocus’ Continue reading “Mar 16 prompt & poem”

Mar 15 prompt

It’s going to be a quick one today … Continue reading “Mar 15 prompt”

Mar 14 prompt and poem

This should get us caught up and current … Continue reading “Mar 14 prompt and poem”

Mar 13 prompt and poem

And for a companion piece to Tuesday’s animusContinue reading “Mar 13 prompt and poem”

Mar 12 prompt and poem

Yeah – I’m rubbish at doing things consistently lately.  Continue reading “Mar 12 prompt and poem”

Mar 11 Prompt & poem

So – my current reality means I am going to be Continue reading “Mar 11 Prompt & poem”

Mar 4 Prompt & poem

Starting the work week – and really liking the latin Continue reading “Mar 4 Prompt & poem”

Mar 3 Prompt & poem

Sorry for being AWOL! I had a March 1 deadline for finishing Continue reading “Mar 3 Prompt & poem”

Feb 20 Prompt & poem

Today let’s look at saying goodbye to those you love … Continue reading “Feb 20 Prompt & poem”

Feb 19 Prompt & poem

I am continuing focusing in on Continue reading “Feb 19 Prompt & poem”

Feb 18 Prompt & poem

Let’s get this week started …

Monday’s poetry prompt is “psithurism – the sound of the wind through trees”. … as it pertains to love, of course. Continue reading “Feb 18 Prompt & poem”

Feb 17 Prompt & poem

Okay – Let’s get caught up here …

Sunday’s poetry prompt is “moira- a person’s fate or destiny”. … as it pertains to love, of course. Continue reading “Feb 17 Prompt & poem”

Feb 16 Prompt & poem

Late posting … issues.

Saturday’s poetry prompt is “rimjhimc –  a light tapping sound produced by a series of raindrops rapidly falling and hitting onto a surface”.  Continue reading “Feb 16 Prompt & poem”

Feb 15 Prompt & poem

Posting late … issues.

Friday’s poetry prompt is “dormiveglia –  the space that stretches between sleeping and waking … Continue reading “Feb 15 Prompt & poem”

Feb 14 Prompt & poem

Posting late … issues.

Thursday’s poetry prompt is “lacuna – a blank space, a missing part”. Continue reading “Feb 14 Prompt & poem”

Feb 13 Prompt & poem

Hello again! One day left to go until Valentine’s. Continue reading “Feb 13 Prompt & poem”

Feb 12 Prompt & poem

Okay – I think I have My Pixy functional again. You should know by now Continue reading “Feb 12 Prompt & poem”

Feb 10 prompt

Today’s prompt is going to be frill-free and basic; my laptop, Pixy, Continue reading “Feb 10 prompt”

Aug 21 prompts

Aug 21st’s prompt was “the cost of not following your heart is spending the rest of your life wishing you had” Continue reading “Aug 21 prompts”

Jul 25 prompt & poem

Today – or rather last night – was very very weird. And I did not get to sleep until 6 … so I slept in late. Still not quite sure I am awake yet.

Wednesday’s July 25 prompt is “they weren’t counting on the bears”

Continue reading “Jul 25 prompt & poem”

Jul 24 prompt & poem

Happy Tuesday. Let’s have a little fun with today, shall we?

Tuesday’s July 24 prompt is “the world’s only hope is Jerry (the comic book cashier)”

Continue reading “Jul 24 prompt & poem”

July 21 prompt and poem

Slow going this morning. I achieved Sloth speed, but I am moving (somewhat) and I’ve eaten and had my lemon water so that is a victory Continue reading “July 21 prompt and poem”

July 20 prompt and poem

I will be spending Friday at the Salem Art Festival at Bush Pasture Park. A few hours sitting will pay my admission into a delightful buffet of creativity,  I really looking forward to that wandering park being filled with all types of amusements – Continue reading “July 20 prompt and poem”

July 19 prompt

Posting this in my moment of breath …

Thursday, July 19th prompt is “kill the cliche” …

July 18 prompt & poem

Okay … let’s do this. I think of have my stuff prepped.

Wednesday, July 17th’s prompt is from the list … “mystery of pebbles”. … Continue reading “July 18 prompt & poem”

July 17 prompt

Been a slow week and an even slower day but it seems like I have my Pixy re-built.

Which means I now have access again to my July prompt Continue reading “July 17 prompt”

July 16 prompt

Slowly rebuilding Pixy’s innards. Slow going, but I’m getting there. Still can’t get my MS Office to load … so we are still on impromptu prompts.

Saturday, July 14th’s prompt is a photo of Hummingwood Farm (out in Stayton) … Continue reading “July 16 prompt”

July 13 prompt

Yes, still Pixy-less … Yet another scaled -down post. Keep in mind, since I can’t access my prompt list on Pixy, these mobile prompts are purely Continue reading “July 13 prompt”

July 12 prompt

UPDATE: Found this in my draft8 folder. Hate when stuff doesn’t post….

Pixy still infirmed so going mobile.

Getting tired of my mobile phone swapping out my words, ‘tho. (Pixy is NOT ‘Pony, idjit!) One of the reasons it’s nickname is Bitch.

Continue reading “July 12 prompt”

Jul 11 prompt

UPDATE: Found this in my draft folder. Hate when stuff doesn’t post….

Going mobile again.

Wednesday, July 11th prompt is “circle of wood”. Continue reading “Jul 11 prompt”

Jul 9 prompts & poem

Yay, ‘puter is still behavin’ … so let’s do this!

Monday, July 9 prompt is “genuine”.   Continue reading “Jul 9 prompts & poem”

Jul 7 & 8 prompts & poem

Friday, the gremlins not only took possession of my e-devices … they even managed to assail my son’s car as well. We hope a car wizard can repel and expel them tomorrow.

Fridays shenanigans had me down for Continue reading “Jul 7 & 8 prompts & poem”

Jul 6 prompt

Another day of non-stop obstacles and detours … And it looks like I won’t be able to make any poetry or poetry writing gatherings this weekend.

But let’s play anyways … Continue reading “Jul 6 prompt”

Jul 5 prompt

This is gonna down and dirty at first because I am running late this morning. I’ll flesh it out when I get to my next stop w/ WIFI.

Thursday’s July 5 prompt is “conversations between people who don’t exist?” Continue reading “Jul 5 prompt”

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