Tag Archives: Lucille Clifton

April PAD Challenge: Day 3

April is national poetry month, and is celebrated by a Poem A Day challenge to anyone who loves poetry. I am busy teaching an online class, but will attempt to offer something each day, through the month. Simple short verses, … Continue reading

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Only An Attempted Wordle Murder

For The Sunday Whirl: Wordle #70 http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/ Only An Attempted Wordle Murder Won’t you celebrate with me these words I am tipping, affixing onto this page? What I have shaped from only hinted at, tinted experiences in prelude of childhood. … Continue reading

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Sister To Trees (Birthday Poem)

For NaPoWriMo – day 9 Sister To Trees  (Birthday Poem) Traveler adds another ring to her circumference. Although, only a seed dropped long ago, from beak of a hawk, knows herself firmly rooted. In past, put out tender tendrils to … Continue reading

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Counterpoint Harmony

For Big Tent Poetry prompt – What is your favorite poem? What about it makes it your favorite? Does it contain an image that rocks your poetry world? Does it provide a realization that changes you? Do you admire its poetic … Continue reading

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“Everything Is Connected”

  I haven’t been here for a while. Family crises do that. My thoughts have been here, but that certainly isn’t the same thing. I have been wanting to do something for some time. The title of this blog is … Continue reading

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At Fifty

  This poem was written almost thirteen years ago, on my fiftieth birthday. It was an exceptional experience because it came with such ease and was written in under ten minutes. That is not the usual. It will probably remain one of … Continue reading

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