Tag: Poems

National Poetry Month – Day 20: Bears Make Me Scared

Today’s prompt was, bears make me scared, and for the form, I went with a chant poem. Original Image by Bruno /Germany from Pixabay  Bears Make Me Scared Mommy says I need a friendto take away the shiversand make the shadows not go booOne to end all… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month – Day 20: Bears Make Me Scared”

National Poetry Month – Day 19: The Mark of Humanity

Today I begin prompts suggested by friends and family on Facebook, and the first one on deck is The Mark of Humanity. No form today, I went with free verse for this one. The Mark of Humanity The mark of humanity isn’t…partisan political gamesmoral… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month – Day 19: The Mark of Humanity”

National Poetry Month – Day 18: Locked

Today’s prompt is locked and the form is my attempt at a short Ae freslighe. Image by abigail2resident from Pixabay  Locked Dark shadows with churning fears,Echoes of monsters knockingLife littered in burning tears,Bleak spectres outside stalking Along frail points detectingimagined slights, mocking sneersReality reflectingDark shadows with churning… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month – Day 18: Locked”

National Poetry Month Day 17: Parallel

So for Day 17 I have the prompt, parallel. I started out attempting a ghazal, but ended up with something interesting but not quite a ghazal (I screwed up the rules a bit as I was writing). But I liked it, so here it… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month Day 17: Parallel”

National Poetry Month – Day 16: Silent Infinity

For Day 16 I have the prompt, silent infinity, and the form of a Catena Rondo. Image by Thomas Ulrich from Pixabay  Silent Infinity Shadows stretch beyond the kenwinding beside the long roadVoices silent and heartbeats slowedShadows stretch beyond the ken Winding beside the long roadyou can… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month – Day 16: Silent Infinity”