- April Poem a Day Challenge, Day 30
- Looking backwards, the prompt for Day 27 of the April Poem a Day challenge
- Day 26 of the April Poem a Day Challenge.
- Today’s Poem a Day Challenge was to write a poem about history. Thus, I wrote the history of my hometown’s name.
- Now for Day 22, the poem I like better than the previous one:
Monthly Archives: April 2013
Using the prompt form NaPoWriMo.net I chose a short poem by Wallace Stevens and rewrote it line by line, changing each word, but not as suggested for an opposite one. Instead I chose different words for a different context. Anecdote … Continue reading
Day 29 poem 2 prompts a) take a line from a previous poem as title b) use at least 5 foreign words in the new poem
small as a sandbur insidious seed husk the bare foot beware tá sé go dona, bad and yes, you could step on an Irish one I did not, buíochas le Dia agus Muire but no fear a foot might meet … Continue reading
Sea Stacks ocean waves salty green spindrift ceaselessly slams the cliffs carving western Irish coast sculpting stacks cut off chunks lush green tops severed from mainland — rock towers sea still swirling round bases incessant assault
The prompt today– take the first 3 words of a common proverb or phrase, plug it into a search engine and skim the first few pages of results, collecting words and phrases that interest you. Then use those as inspirations … Continue reading
I did this for the first section of T. S. Eliot’s “Ash-Wednesday.” Apologies to anyone who may find this presumptuous and/or sacreligious. T S Eliot’s Ash-Wedneday: an Erasure I do not hope do not hope not hope I no longer … Continue reading
The following is a ballad based on an incident experienced when I was teaching English as a Ssecond Language for a year in Turkey. I was accompanied by my two teenage daughters, one attending Tarsus Turkish /American high school as … Continue reading
Anagrams: Marian Therese Hers is an earthrise name its aiyee vowels lamenting the moonset, salute the sun when light reanimates her Mania here rest No need for excess for you’ll find a stream herein Recline serenely on verdant banks Listen … Continue reading