Today’s poetry assignment was to write a ballad about a hero or heroine of mine. Using anaphora and/or epistrophe. Look them up. So here is my heroine, fictional. Do you know who she is? She was a lady… Read More ›
Daily post poetry
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 ›
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.
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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