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May-pril then June

Since I’ve started working at a college, I’ve noticed that April & May become one long month. It’s the mad rush after Spring Break to get in those last one or two meetings of the academic year before students and (most) faculty leave for the summer. 244 more words


PAD Challenge Day 30

  Closing Time
the sun has set
all the flowers are closing
their vibrant blooms
summer is past
a new season comes


Sorry, it has taken me so long, but here is my poem for day 30 of the PAD Challenge. 59 more words

Writing Challenge

PAD Challenge Day 27


the forest in spring

a sapling and an oak tree

grow together

their many branches touching

supporting wild honeysuckle


So I managed to write two more poems for the PAD Challenge (click on the next arrow above to see the last one). 160 more words


NaPoWriMo - Day 30

It’s the final day of this year’s poem-a-day challenge, and as always I feel simultaneously tired and invigorated. Today’s NaPoWriMo.net prompt asked for a poem inspired by a strange fact or historical nugget, while the… 184 more words


NaPoWriMo - Day 29

For the penultimate day of National Poetry Month, I used the NaPoWriMo.net prompt to write a response to a Sylvia Plath poem. Mine is not so much a response, as a stream of consciousness something-or-other that came from the line “Where do the black trees go that drink here?” from Plath’s poem “ 133 more words


NaPoWriMo - Day 28

I love looking at vintage postcards, so I appreciated the  NaPoWriMo.net prompt for Day 28 asking for a postcard poem.

Greetings From The Seaside

There is sunshine and Maggie keeps telling me how warm the sand is beneath her toes. 157 more words


NaPoWriMo - Day 27

I was away for the weekend and fell a little behind on posting for the poem-a-day-challenge, but I was keeping along with a few poem starts in my journal. 207 more words