Today’s assignment was landscape, using Found Poem and Enumeratio. I got the landscape part but couldn’t use the found poem structure and only a little enumeratio. Hopefully the poem makes up for my deficiencies. Like a flock of birds all in… Read More ›
(The assignment was to write an ode to ‘drawers’, using the tool of apostrophe. Hopefully I have met this challenge in this simple ode.) I have a chest of drawers It’s called a linen chest Not one but seven drawers To… Read More ›
I found one more prose poem in my mind. So here it is. Theme still Fingers. Your fingers play my heart like a flute Flinging your notes to my mind Fluttering fingers so long and slim Caressing my life… Read More ›
My Poems of Choice
The assignment for poetry was to select a poem that you like and explain why it resonates with you. Two poems immediately came to my mind. Not serious like John Donne’s Death Be Not Proud, which I studied in school… Read More ›
Elegy to hives
Someone on the poetry course asked why so many of the elegies were sad. That made me think……this ain’t sad, but true Weeks and months you rode me Killing my days with your itch. Red raised welts, fattened lips Eyes… Read More ›
How Many Times
Today’s poetry assignment had the theme ‘Fog’ in the form of an elegy, using metaphor. The loss of someone to dementia is very hard. Their fog is painful to see. She stands in the middle of the hallway, Arms outstretched, smile lights… Read More ›
Day 4 Poetry Assignment
If you wonder why I haven’t been sharing photos and stories of the valley lately, it is because of this Word Press Poetry course I decided to take. It is quite the challenge! Today’s assignment involves an animal theme, concrete… Read More ›
We often think of a child’s relationship with its mother to be special..but what if it isn’t? This is another poem for the daily poetry assignment on Word Press using acrostics, internal rhyme and the theme ‘trust’ or some aspect… Read More ›
Trust me Tentative gestures, a hand reaching out Uncertain but hopeful Searching my eyes Touching my heart Made me a treasure Enveloped in pleasure. Another assignment, first attempt, in poetry, writing at daily post, theme ‘trust’, acrostics, internal rhyme.
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