poetry · flora · trees · OctPoWriMo · fauna · ecology · #OctPoWriMo2018 · shape

Poetry Day 14 — If I Were Me

Part of the prompts for today's OctPoWriMo I chose to follow are, "If I Were Me" and a shape poem.   It probably won't show up as a tree on small screens!   An oak tree takes hundreds, if not thousands, of years to grow from an acorn and into a mature tree. Nobody questions it.… Continue reading Poetry Day 14 — If I Were Me

#OctPoWriMo2018 · cascade · fauna · OctPoWriMo · poetry

Poetry Day 11 — Arthur

image link -- note this is Arthur Today's OctPoWriMo's prompt is about falling through the cracks.  My definition of falling through the cracks means to be overlooked or forgotten.  Today's suggested cascade form is inspired by when I went and helped my son and his wife volunteer at a cat shelter a few weeks back. … Continue reading Poetry Day 11 — Arthur

#OctPoWriMo2018 · etheree · fauna · love · OctPoWriMo · poetry

Day 9 — Love Bird

image link The poetry form, Etheree, consists of 10 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 syllables. Etheree can also be reversed and written 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Get creative and write an Etheree with more than one verse, but follow suit with an… Continue reading Day 9 — Love Bird

fauna · goddess · poetry · Word of the Day Challenge

Exemplary

image link, by Vector-Brony Goddess called a contest for most Exemplary Bird to represent all types. Not a peep was heard How and why would Goddess ever do such a thing? As each bird is exemplary With or without their sing. How could she choose which one of them all was the best to choose… Continue reading Exemplary

fauna · nature · remembrance

Imperious

image link He surveys his domain with pale, baleful eyes, head jerking here and there at every shift in wind and sky, ready to rip and tear. He struts from end to end, fluffed feathers, comb flapping to and fro, confirming the scope of his harem, crowing with every fiber of his ten-pound body. They,… Continue reading Imperious

Daily Addictions · ecology · fauna · flora · nature · poetry

Daily Addictions 2018 — Week 34 — Dusk

Dusk is that special time daylight relinquishes its favor. Colors slowly wash out, diluted with grayness. Details of objects soften, to murky dark shapes - Dusk is the time where birds vacate their feeding turf and fly to secret resting spaces. Crickets pump up their cricketing for the second shift. Fireflies flash coded sexts. Nightcrawlers… Continue reading Daily Addictions 2018 — Week 34 — Dusk

fauna · nature

Bichir

I went to the pet store yesterday to get more fish food and some new plants for the aquarium.  Just like many other retailers in the area the store is woefully short of workers.  The fish area of the store even removed its 'ring bell for assistance' bell.  I gave the two tanks of plants… Continue reading Bichir

Daoism · ecology · fauna · flora · poetry · Taoism · The Daily Post -- Prompts

A Prayer

image link Across the skies Across the land A pall Grey above and below With patches of white above and below Not enough to allow Spirits more than a millimeter Away from zero. --- Souls across the planet Of warm-blooded, plants, Stones, and water, and the Rest of the 10,000 things, In earnest, heart-beaming to… Continue reading A Prayer