I was just reviewing some of my posts from the poetry course I participated in during February and realized how much I had enjoyed it. So I decided to look through my photos and see if there are any I… 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 ›
Death be not Proud, Holy Sonnet X
A very stirring poem that I studied intensely in school. Even today I feel the message strongly, more so as I age and mature (I hope). By John Donne Death be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and… 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 ›
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 ›
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.
The Moose and the Limerick
A moose in the midst of a stream Faced a puzzle as broad as its beam To the left or the right Was its immediate plight Reaching shore was quite hard it would seem. My apologies to the moose’s beam…. Read More ›
Journey of a Garter Snake
Across the road he slithered His mind was in a dither Smug in the sun Reluctant to run, But wait for a truck to come hither? He’s said to be slimy and cold Slithery, slinky but not bold. But… Read More ›
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