Monthly Archives: April 2014

NaPoWriMo Day #30: Let it be Said

For the last day of NaPoWriMo, a type of farewell poem. I write this poem with my brother in mind, hoping, praying, and trusting that I won’t have to say goodbye to him for a while yet. Thank you, everyone … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day #29: Cancer

Astronomy scholars, astronomy buffs, and readers: Please ignore any inaccuracies in my very inexpert drawing of the constellation of cancer. With thoughts of my brother whom I love very much.♥

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NaPoWriMo Day #28: We’re tilting

I wrote today’s poem in response to today’s NaPoWriMo prompt to write a poem based on a story in the news. This poem is based to a degree on the following news story: ‘We’re tilting’: Cell phone video on ferry … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day #27: Raindrop

It’s been raining here all day. Following is a concrete poem to memorialize the event.

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NaPoWriMo Day #26: Sunlight

The beauty of sunlight condensed to 31 syllables-a tanka.   Now available for purchase on Zazzle.com! Sunlight Through Leaves Picture Poem Tile by ImagesbyDeborah View other Sunlight Tiles at Zazzle.com

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NaPoWriMo Day #25: Lily

Another tanka as we ease into the last few days of NaPoWriMo. Enjoy! Now available for purchase on Zazzle.com! Rosy Lily After Rain Design and Poem Tile by ImagesbyDeborah Browse For mom Tiles online at Zazzle.com Lily Bloom after the … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day #22: Saphline Beside Me

Author’s Note: Today I tried a bit of prose poetry. I wrote about our family cat, Saphline, a Siamese-domestic shorthair mix. My daughter named her; her name sounds like it is spelled Safflinn.   Sitting at the computer, the television is … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day #21:Baby Girl’s Shoe

Baby girl’s shoe, Tiny and broken, Lining cracked and leather Crumpled, Scuffed at the toe, and The strap across rumpled. Yet still buttoned The way it was by some Child’s mother, Father, sister, or older brother For this daughter The day … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day #20: Spring Comes On

Spring comes on, soft and blurred at the edges. Rising green blades, tulips sprouting forth, Disturbing the deathlike sleep in the hedges, With the shrill chirping of birds returned north. In another lifetime, an earlier season, Love rushed in like … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day #18: The Church Choir

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