Tag Archives: National Poetry Month

April PAD Challenge: Day 1

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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While The Pelican Was Water-skiing

For Miz Quickly’s Impromptu Poetry Prompts Day 12: Play http://imprompt.wordpress.com/ While The Pelican Was Water-skiing This totally unknown woman was playing with poems, trying to find home for forest green future imbedded with semi-precious questions constantly seeking soft blue answers. … Continue reading

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Pssst!

For Miz Quickly’s Impromptu Prompts Day 11: I ‘ve got a secret http://imprompt.wordpress.com/2013/04/11/april-11/ Pssst! I have a secret to tell, but if I speak it, it will no longer be a secret. Yet, the need to tell it grows stronger with each … Continue reading

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Party of One

For Miz Quickly’s poetry prompt Day 10: Alone or At A Party http://imprompt.wordpress.com/ Party of One That phrase has always struck me as somewhat strange, needing rearrangement. Like the woman at a party spending her time moving placemats and plates. … Continue reading

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Coloring Life

For Miz Quickly’s poetry prompt day 9: Color Now http://imprompt.wordpress.com/ Coloring Life When young, I was green with the need of growing, waving hands, constantly asking questions, mostly getting sighs for answers. Some might now say, I am soft blue … Continue reading

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Tangent

Miz Quickly’s poetry prompts Day 8: not to prompt http://imprompt.wordpress.com/2013/04/08/april-8/ Tangent drowning pain when it pooled in her spirit and left stains on the fabric of who she had become.                                                 __Tom Lowe                                                     The 24th Letter She tried, really tried … Continue reading

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Well Traveled Poem

For Miz Quickly’s poetry prompt #7: places http://imprompt.wordpress.com/ And for Poets United Poetry Pantry: #145 http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/ Well Traveled Poem This poem will look you straight in the eye, tell you it has never been owned, never held home because it … Continue reading

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