Tag: poem

National Poetry Month – Day 6: Wilted

Today we come to Day Six and the prompt is Wilted. The poem form is a Triquain. Image by Sasin Tipchai from Pixabay Wilted Sagging stanceA bend in self-esteemListen to the whispered, hateful wordsLost in isolation, deficient of focusWandering alone, seeking solaceuntil self-worth becomesNeglected…

National Poetry Month – Day 5: Beginning

Here’s the poem for Day Five from the prompt, beginning. The poem form is a rondelet (or at least my attempt at one). Beginning From the ashes,rise, a glowing beacon from the grey,from the ashesFires of hope, scintillation flashesacross the sky to light the…

National Poetry Month – day 4: Spring

Welcome to Day Four, and the next few days I’ll bring you poems from prompts scavenged from around the internet. Today’s prompt is Spring and it is a triolet poem. Spring That hint of nature’s green past the bitter winter thaw with the air…

National Poetry Month – Day two: Screaming Gin and Ignorance

Here we are at day two in April’s National Poetry Month. This year I asked my reader group and Facebook friends to supply me with a list of prompts and they delivered and then some with some interesting and strange ideas. Yesterday I did…

Remembrance Day Poem: The November Wind

Image by enriquelopezgarre from Pixabay   My annual poem for Remembrance Day.   The November Wind   The wind blows cold  in November across the fields of memory and the fallen Across the rows of poppies among the graves The wind blows cold in…