Monthly Archives: April 2014

NaPoWriMo Day 30: Poetry Blooms

Aw, the last day of April. A bittersweet good-bye to National Poetry Month. Poetry Blooms It’s been a month of poetry. Writing everyday as a tulip blooms on days of sun and days of rain. Writing room windows streaked with … Continue reading

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SOl14: NaPoWriMo Day 29: Late Spring

In response to a prompt at The Miss Rumphius Effect. The model for this poem was Marilyn Singer’s What Water Can Be (from How to Cross a Pond: poems about water) Late Spring Late spring deluge begins Rain, pelting Cloudburst … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 28: Sunrise and Chocolate

And though a day late, from the “Sunrise” prompt at A Year of Reading As I went through my photos, I realized I have more sunset photos than sunrise. I love sunrise I love this time of morning. This photo … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 27: Time Zone (Redux)

Today I played with the tritina, using the words from a 2007 poem: Time Zones (redux) Three o’clock in the morning awakened by the pointy nose of our dog dreams interrupted while you sleep East coast bakers finished with their sleep, … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 26: Making Up for Lost Time

  Well, I did not account for how wiped out I would be on Tuesday, April 22 after directing three performances of “Mowgli, Boy of the Jungle.”  I missed SOL14 on Tuesday.  I haven’t missed in a long time.  I … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day21: List Poem

The night before the play calls for a list poem: Hand stitching jackal ears Scouring Goodwill for last minute props Three boys still need costumes Last minute line rehearsal Jittery stomachs The night before the play Excitement energy Break a … Continue reading

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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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