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Giving Back

Gratitude List:
1. Giving.  Today is Lancaster’s Extraordinary Give, a community celebration of local groups and organizations that do good work in the world.  Here is the… 321 more words


The Peacemakers are Rising

No prompt again this morning.  I can forgive him–I am sometimes a little behind, too.

Here’s a Gratitude List:
1. The helpers, people who dive in to rescue the refugees from their boats, who help to resettle people here, who offer a bottle of water, a piece of fruit, an encouraging word. 93 more words


Small Ones

This was from the first of November.

No poetry prompt yet this morning.  I’ll post that later, but I have to get off to school, now. 88 more words


Ode to a Flock of Crows

Too much in a hurry to seek out a birdy sort of photo for today.  Here’s a picture of the late fall farm season.

On the Two-for Tuesday prompts, I usually try to combine the two pieces of the prompt, to let the opposite ideas create a dynamic tension in the poem.   331 more words



Today’s prompt is to write a haunted poem.

Everything leaves its imprint,
like the stain of a leaf long-gone to soil
which moldered on the concrete walk… 175 more words


Wait for the Story

Today’s prompt is to write a ritual poem.  This is one of my favorite words.  I love internal preparations for sacred and holy moments.  Here is one pathway inward: 146 more words


Girl With Death Mask, by Frida Kahlo

I have never seen this one before.  I post it today because it is one of the images that… 311 more words