Category: Poetry

National Poetry Month Day 26: Ugly Fruit

Before I wrote this, I wondered why I picked this prompt. Ugly fruit? This is what I came up with, so enjoy. Ugly Fruit Crinkled skin, unsightly lumps that bulgeShoved away in a hushed cornerIgnored in favour of flashthe new variety,vogue inclinationof flawlessnessNot perfect,but… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month Day 26: Ugly Fruit”

National Poetry Month Day 25: Mourning Ritual

So my prompt for today was Cemetery Picnic, and here’s the poem I wrote inspired by Victorian Era customs (and yes, they did picnic in cemeteries). Also, I usually use the prompt for the title, but I changed it up for this one. Mourning… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month Day 25: Mourning Ritual”

National Poetry Month Day 24: Syncopated

Today I had a musical prompt (so apologies to musicians if I totally screwed up the meaning). Syncopated Shorten the beatDisruption in the strong rhythmShorten the beatSpeed up the pace, and slow it downSwing the tempo around and roundLet the quiet notes have their… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month Day 24: Syncopated”

National Poetry Month Day 23: Stone Eater

A fantasy poem today. Stone Eater It is whisperedin legendthe bedrock crumbles beforethe Devourer of Worlds It is believedby somehe comes in punishment,the Devourer of Worlds We were rightWe knowthe universe trembles beforethe Devourer of Worlds

National Poetry Month Day 22: Cat’s Eye

A short haiku for you today. Cat’s Eye Steely-eyed focus,Gilded gaze, a swishing tailPouncing, into purrs