Monthly Archives: April 2012

NaPoWriMo Days 25 and 26

transplanted roses childhood companions from friend memory lives on My friend’s mother passed last September. In getting ready to sell her house, she asked if anyone wanted some of the roses. I took six and the rest are going the … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: Day 24

Fresh off a month writing in the slice of life challenge, I have been continuing writing for NaPoWriMo. This is my sixth year of writing poems and haiku. This year my focus is strictly haiku. Haiku Heights offers this prompt: … Continue reading

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NaPoWRiMo Days 22 and 23

Verdant tree branches Sway in the breeze, casts pollen Dust in the…atchoo! One Single Impression features verdant. Thunderheads create Magical sky dusk beings Evening time bliss Haiku Heights feature bliss

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NaPoWriMo Day 21

Today I am writing for the Willamette Writers Writing House.  It’s within minutes of my home and my writing group decided that rather than go out of town, this would be great for a day retreat (6 rooms for writing @ … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day: 20

river walk solitaire skip stones across the water solace in nature flag flown at half mast soldier unknown to many freedom’s precious price

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NaPoWriMo: Day 18 and 19

Neighborhood dawn walk Cheeriup-Cheeriup song Solace in nature +++++++++++++++++++++ Book challenge meeting Parent concern of book choice Letting go is hard

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NaPoWriMo: Day 17

I read the book, Step Gently Out by Helen Frost ,and photos by Rick Lieder to students.  The words and photos are equally stunning.  It inspired me to jot down this haiku: two praying mantids head to head in devotion … Continue reading

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