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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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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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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A Gambol With Time

For Miz Quickly’s poetry prompt: day 5, sound http://imprompt.wordpress.com/2013/04/05/april-5/ A Gambol With Time Am becoming jaded by this game I have been playing. Chasing after tiny tiles, racing after pacing clock, always getting chopped off, just before I am finished. … Continue reading

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Ode To Those Golden Years

For Miz Quickly’s poetry prompt day 4: write a work poem http://imprompt.wordpress.com/2013/04/04/april-4/ Ode To Those Golden Years Work is not what I do, that was before, always driven by another’s demands Now do what I please and mostly it’s play, … Continue reading

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Such Words As I Cannot Find Now

For Miz Quickly’s poetry prompts: Day 3 http://imprompt.wordpress.com/2013/04/03/april-three Plus Joseph’s Naming Constellations: Excursion Panning For Gold http://namingconstellations.wordpress.com/2013/04/03/recursion-three-panning-for-gold/ And For Margot Roby who gave me a lift, a load of ideas, and some wonderful laughter http://margoroby.wordpress.com/ “Such Words As I Cannot Find … Continue reading

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