her wings opened slowly silent creaks needing oil midday sunset flames aglow black-framed confident flaps to fluttering now lifts, carried sideways tilting madly airborne Bjorn is today's host of dVerse. Bjorn says: Today I would like you to try using different types of assonance and consonance in any poem of your choice. Try to listen… Continue reading dVerse — alliteration (assonance & consonance) — airborne
Games People Play games played by rules? design? join by choice? unknowing? exulting? losing? suffering? toy parts Sarah is the host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Saturday Mix. Sarah says: [T]his week, I want you to write on a topic of your choice, using the challenge format of your preference. Choose one, or two, or all! It’s… Continue reading Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip — Games People Play
image link Merril is the host of dVerse today. Merril says: For this poetics prompt, I want you to write a poem about theory or theories–how we make sense of the natural world, our bodies, space, or whatever. You can write in general terms or you can write about a specific theory, even something that’s… Continue reading dVerse — 3 cinquains — Jung’s iceberg
Abigail's challenge for us today is to write a didactic cinquain. Cats: curious, independent purring, watching, playing -- my heart is happy -- companions.
image link and also a link to, "The Surprising History of the Pencil" at brainpickings, by Maria Popova Fandango's One-Word Challenge is pencil . My younger son is both a math whiz (he got it from his dad) and an artist who loves his pencils. I never thought I'd write a poem about a pencil,… Continue reading Cinquain on the Pencil
image link Fandango's FOWC today is property. I asked myself when in history did property become owned and how did it come about. Even today, many cultures do not believe in property ownership. Today's offering is a cinquain form. Gaia Man's property? From revered to enslaved Her giving spirit is distressed Chattel FOWC -- property
Today's prompt, the final one for OctWriPoMo2018, is Endless. The form I chose is cinquain. It's been very satisfying writing a poem a day for this challenge. The picture with today's poem is one I drew based upon a dream I had not long ago. One Endless life death cycle arising, setting sun, joy and… Continue reading Poetry Day 31 — One
“Dogs think people are God, but cats don't. Cats are aware of God's existence. Cats know that people act as middlemen to God's will. They're not ungrateful, they just know better.” – unnamed Instanbul resident in the film, kedi "kedi" (2016) is a documentary by Ceyda Torun. The blurb at imdb describes it as, “A… Continue reading Poetry Day 24 — kedi
Pierce Arrow hood ornament Gilmore Car Museum 2014 Arrow Your jaw went slack. Your eyes went wide. You gasped for air. I hit my stride. Morning's regret will wait.