Category Archives: PAD (Poem a Day)

Weekend Haiku

I wrote two haiku over the weekend.  The first from the prompt at Haiku Heights: obsession.  Meet Buster, he loves the game of fetch. squeak-squeakety-squeak white small soccer ball chaser his obsession And from One Single Impression: hourglass if a … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Days 7-11 of the PAD Challenge

It’s been a week to have my journal with me to write everyday. It’s those observations of the daily that makes for good writing. Tuesday, November 8: early morning fog tendrils caress the river geese fly overhead Wednesday, November 9 … Continue reading

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Poem a Day: November

This morning with the time change I was awake by 4:30 AM and I felt ready to get up. I do like that about changing back to standard time.  The morning silent, a cup of tea, and time to write. … Continue reading

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Bird Mystery and PAD

Geese announce their departure honk chorus an autumn mystery Today’s haiku takes in two different prompts.  “Birdie” comes from One Single Impression, my Sunday go to place for prompts.  Today, however, I discovered a new place thanks to viewing what … Continue reading

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November 1: Poem a Day Month (PAD)

To get back on the horse as they say, my goal for November is to write a poem a day (PAD).  Today the prompt from One Single Impression: sunset. sunset, fog swirls in eerie glow of pumpkins streets fill with … Continue reading

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Poem a Day: Day 22, Earth Day

Where were you on April 22, 1970?  I was in my senior year of high school.  Our English teacher, Mrs. Jenkins, inspired us to take charge and organize Earth Day activities the school. See this flag?  I made one for … Continue reading

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Poem a Day: Catching Up on Day 21

From Tuesday: sit at the dinner table dishes cleared,  I tease out a poem in my journal the lines jumbled like my mind the news of the day ricochets as do my words taunting me ++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Wednesday: spring sandals linger … Continue reading

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Poem a Day: Day 18

From One Single Impression, the prompt is “shackles”. I am feeling the despair, the heat and unsettledness of what is happening to education in the state I teach in.  After 37 years, it’s deplorable how teachers are being treated. house, … Continue reading

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Poem a Day: Day 17

Today another shadorma.   At Poetic Asides, the prompt was about the big picture. Now, granted, growing old  may not be the world’s big picture. However I recently was reminded of the importance of stretching daily to keep the muscles elastic. … Continue reading

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Poem A Day: Day 16

saturday rainy day again cuddle nap +++++++++++++++++++ tea kettle whistles, tea leaves wait to be read

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