Category Archives: Poetry Friday

NaPoWriMo Poetic Form Challenge 8/30: Freestyle Fridays

Welcome to Freestyle Friday.  Today the poetic form is a Fibonacci poem invented by Greg Pincus .  Visiting friends in Idaho, the morning air is filled with a symphony of birds. Birdsongs Dawn Walk Music Mourning doves, Coo-ah, coo, coo, coo … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: The “LL” Challenge: Vanilla

Today’s word is VANILLA. Definition: a dark substance that is made from the beans of a tropical plant and that is used to flavor food. Vanilla is from a type of orchid grown in Mexico. What Does Vanilla Know? It feels … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: The “LL” Challenge: Cholla

Cholla at the Phoenix Botanical Garden, Today’s word: CHOLLA (pronounced choy-ah) Definition:  a desert cactus native to northern Mexico. The spines will detach easily thus sometimes called jumping cholla. beware when walking the desert cholla spines jump like fleas it’s an unwanted … Continue reading

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SOLSC 15 Day 20: First Day of Spring

Thanks to the people at Two Writing Teachers for providing a place for sharing our slices. The word for today at My Juicy Little Universe is HATCH.  Perfect word for the first dy of spring. I like this form,  Shadorma:  It’s six … 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 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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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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