Tag Archives: PAD (Poem a Day)

Poems This Week From My Writing Journal

Sipping tea, writing time, and an interrupted robbery all appeared in my writing journal this week.  Here’s a few: For Haiku Heights: urn we sit in silence sip tea from the samovar* weekly ritual *a samovar is an urn for … Continue reading

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Poem A Day: Some of the Poems I Have Written This Week

From my notebook: In candletime light makes its way to darkness In candletime the soul settles reflects the glow from candles of hope and miracles ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Dawn breaks quiet ice webs on windshields sparkle we kick leaves shuffle, scuffle as our … Continue reading

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Poetry Stretch: Ideogram

An ideogram looks at letters or numbers and tries to see what is in the shape.  What do you see when you look at the letters? J hang onto the rope which swings over the lake O the shape of ripples … Continue reading

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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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