Monthly Archives: March 2009

Combining Two Prompts

At Sunday Scribblings the prompt is  “aging”.  “Smoke” is the prompt at One Single Impression.  It worked out to combine the two. smoke tendrils caress facial lines aged, creased, alone frequent cough, raspy yellow fingertips light the match once  more … Continue reading

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In Remembrance

| Brian(left) and son, Michael(right) at granddaughter’s third birthday event in February. July 22, 1944-March 30, 2009 unexpected loss family grieves patriarch love holds family Unimaginable. To be flying home from Paris and to leave earth so unexpectedly.  I have … Continue reading

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Read, Write, Poem: First Lines

Rediscovered this great site with weekly poetry prompts.  This week:”leave a first line and borrow a first line”. This is funny, Dave commented on an earlier post and said he was using my first line. This morning, I decided to … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Anaphora Poem

Tricia at The Miss Rumphius Effect has another great challenge this week: the anaphora poetry form.  This form uses a reptitive phrase.  So in honor of spring: Spring is the smell of rain falling Spring is the burst of yellow … Continue reading

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Read Write Poem: Face

The prompt this week at Read Write Poem is “face”: hair-silver white crinkles around eyes misses wife of fifty years drinking buds they were manhattan, seven n’seven In the end, my father missed my mother terribly.  Face the poems here.   … Continue reading

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Random Poems Found in My Journal

desert sky circles two turtles crawl across sand walk in solitude cacti like yarn balls wait to be woven ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ snow spits gobs tulips turn heads surprised winter hangs onto blanket in tug-of-war with spring

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One Single Impression: Farewell

farewell long winter daffodils burst forth, birds sing kale returns to soil +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ fifty-three years pass little brother’s arrival greetings sent on wind For more on “farewell” poetry and haiku, visit One Single Impression.

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