Tag: Poems

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 Three: Poetry Flows Like Water

We enter day three, and today’s prompt was Poetry Flows Like Water.Here’s the poem I created. It’s a cascade form. Poetry Flows Like Water Words flow like water,staining stark black on whiteas the poetry fills the page The tide of ink surgesinfinite patterns of…

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…

National Poetry Month – Day One: Faith

Okay, I’m back from the dark void to once again begin National Poetry Month. I’m doing okay in the midst of the mad virus situation and I hope these daily poems provide a little entertainment and distraction while we wait out the current situation….