Monthly Archives: April 2010

Day 2010 NaPoWriMo Day 16

For the Poetic Asides’ prompt to write a ‘death poem’. Death of the Library “Libraries should be the beating heart of the school, not mausoleums for dusty books.” -Nonfiction Matters, Stephanie Harvey Heart strong beat, beat family nights beat, beat … Continue reading

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2010 NaPoWriMo Day 15

I know. What happen to “Day 14?”  I crashed. Three late nights in a row.  I wanted to write. Wrote a few lines in a meeting but I crashed.   Today, I received news about potential changes in my work life for … Continue reading

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2010 NaPoWriMo Day 13

Poetic Asides’ prompt is “select a city.” Simi drove all night returned to that place Grandma called, “God-forsaken” my childhood wrapped in  the valley, Simi orange blossoms perfume early morning we walk in the dry arroyo a tumble weed rolls … Continue reading

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2010 NaPoWriMo: Day 11

Today’s prompt at Haiku Bones is  “bamboo”.  bamboo orchestra green sustainable oboes wind symphony plays

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2010 NaPoWri Mo Days 9 and 10

I had to take yesterday off. I was plum tired out from almost three weeks of asthma coughing.  So I slept.  Almost coughless.  I did this for most of today as well.  In the midst of this I was told by … Continue reading

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2010 NaPoWriMo Day 8

REVERSO! Poetry Stretch this week is based on the new Marilyn Singer’s book, Mirror, Mirror: A Book of Reversible Verse. It is challenging.  Here are my attempts adventurous readers checkout books in the library in the  library books checkout adventurous … Continue reading

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2010 NaPoWriMo Day Seven

Haiku Very Much suggests the word “bud” for this week. orange sherbet dish served upon rosebud petals apricot scented

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2010 NaPoWriMo Day Six

the standoff begins crow, Mr. Squirrel, suet caw! caw! chk, chk, chk So the Read Write Poem prompt was about what the images say to you.  I loved the interaction one winter day over the suet feeder.  Surprisingly the crow … Continue reading

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2010 NaPoWriMo Day 5

Back in January I was introduced to the “shadorma”  form. This poetry form is six lines, unrhymed with a 3-5-3-3-7-5 syllable count for the lines. Today’s prompt  at Poetic Asides, is to write a poem with TMI (too much information).  It reminded … Continue reading

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2010 NaPoWriMo Day 4

farmer’s market fleurs pink pantaloons sway in breeze bumble bee bzzz, bzzz The prompt for Haiku Bones is  “anthem”.  Read the other great takes on the prompt HERE.

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