Tag: Poems

National Poetry Month – Day 28: Scream in the Wind

Today the prompt is, scream in the wind, and for the form I return to the chant. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay  Scream in the Wind Shall the gods comedown from the mountainwith the cold winter snowtheir fury unabatedand scream within the wind Shall the gods… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month – Day 28: Scream in the Wind”

National Poetry Month – Day 27: Giddy Up Hitch

So today’s prompt was, that’ll put a giddy up in your hitch, and I used a variation on a cascade form for the poem. It’s also a bit dark, so be warned. Giddy Up Hitch That’ll put a giddy up in your hitch,my old… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month – Day 27: Giddy Up Hitch”

National Poetry Month – Day 26: Beyond the Farthest Star

Today’s poem is a Villanelle from the prompt, beyond the farthest star. Image by WikiImages from Pixabay  Beyond the Farthest Star Beyond the reach of infinity’s gaze,past the edge of the blackest nightwe journey alone, amid stalwart days Bound in steel, a shell-like mazeof humanity’s aspiration in… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month – Day 26: Beyond the Farthest Star”

National Poetry Month – Day 25: Transmogrification

Today’s prompt was transmogrification and the form attempted was a mirrored refrain. Original image by Grae Dickason from Pixabay  Transmogrification The journey of society beginswith hope of potential sublimeLost in a sea of indifferent facesbroken by the turning of time Slights and barbs reflectinsincere fundamental graces,broken by… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month – Day 25: Transmogrification”

National Poetry Month – Day 24: Bob’s Your Uncle

Today’s poem is another bit of silly, written in rhyming free verse for the prompt (suggested from Facebook), Bob’s Your Uncle. Image by Tumisu from Pixabay  Bob’s Your Uncle Bob’s your uncle you see,on that we can all agreeWe mourn his demise,but his estate is the prizeand… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month – Day 24: Bob’s Your Uncle”