Category Archives: Poetry

NaPoWriMo Day20: Easter Bunny

Easter Bunny Grandma, why do you have a basket in hand? Grandma, where’s the Easter Bunny? Grandma, I am telling mom. Mom, is the Easter Bunny real? Tell me! Grandma, how did the Easter Bunny disappear into thin air? Mom, … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day18: Poetry Friday

Thank you to Robyn for hosting Poetry Friday Round-up. A tritina: The afternoon quiet interrupted by rain as I sat with a book by the window and watched the pinking of dogwood Remembered when dad planted the dogwood The red … Continue reading

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SOL14: NaPoWriMo Day 15: Tax Day

    Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for having a place to share our weekly slices. tax day always throws a curve paralyzes me I file for an extension I hate this day. (remember I am not fond of math). … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo14: Allergies

Cinquains, did you know this about them? Cinquains invented by Adelaide Crapsey in the early 1900s, are just five lines long. The first line has two syllables, the second four, the third six, the fourth eight, and the last drops back to … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo 2014: Days 11-13

Ugh.  I am not sure how this happened but I lost steam and didn’t post.  I have three poems written but not posted. The first is a lune: morning fog layer shields the sun I turn over-sleep barking dog enters … Continue reading

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SOL14: NaPoWriMo: Day 8

Thanks to Two Writing Teachers for a place to share slices every week. I’ve had a goal to write a poem a day during April. I missed yesterday. Blame it on me leaving my phone in Boise, ID and not … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 4: Puddle Dancing

Last night I was writing a poem and it was just not flowing for me. So I let it go and wrote a haiku. Today I went back to the poem. I don’t know if this structure has a name. … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 3: Rain Haiku

Today, the words are on the page but am feeling it forced, rushed, and the “have to” feeling is creeping up on me. I have this vision to create a little collection of poems on a theme: rain. Tonight I’m … Continue reading

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SOL: National Poetry Month

  Thanks to the fabulous people at Two Writing Teachers for providing a place for the writing community to gather. For National Poetry Month, I’ll be sharing poetry drafts in different poetry forms. Today’s poem, a Fibonacci poem: Rain Rain … Continue reading

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SOLSC Day 17: March Madness Poetry Tournament

For thirty-one days I am posting a slice and reading others at Two Writing Teachers. It’s the eve of the March Madness Poetry tournament, hosted by Ed DeCaria  Sixty-four “authletes” competing in poetry.  Tomorrow evening I will be given a … Continue reading

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