Shooting guns. Exploding stars. Drunken girls scream woo! Another downtown Saturday night? Or the sounds of new year’s mo(u)rn? Thanks to Fake Flamenco's New Years Challenge which asked us to "write about what the new year means to you.. We will write 5–7 lines of free verse for either subject." And to Linda Hill's JusJotJan challenge… Continue reading a new year comes to florida
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to become transcendent
rising together yesterday not forgotten but looking ahead for the hope of tomorrow is to become transcendent Thanks to Colleen and her Tanka Tuesday Theme Prompt. Visit her site for details and great writing. My tanka was inspired by current events as well as the provided theme: A Psalm of Life by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: … Continue reading to become transcendent
best part of waking up …
finishing the grind as the kettle starts to sing practice makes perfect In honor of NaPoWriMo, this haiku is an ode to one of life’s small pleasures. For me it’s making our morning coffee. I love the whole process from grinding the beans to pushing the plunger on our French press. It’s an art and… Continue reading best part of waking up …
Burning in Plain Sight
as we spin a tale the beauty of youth turns foul burning in plain sight Thanks to Colleen's Poetry Challenge for the opportunity to shout into the wind about climate change!! Today's challenge was to write a poem using synonyms for the two challenge words. I used "beauty" for pretty and and "foul" for ugly.