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New Beginnings

For day 16 of the Writer’s Digest April Poem-a-day challenge, the task was to write a poem about or at a food establishment. I wrote this piece about Ciao Bella Pizzeria in Strand, South Africa. 88 more words


Sonnet for My Grandson

*Write a sonnet. My grandson celebrates his seventh birthday tomorrow! Sonnet subject?   No-brainer!

Oh did you know that bright and right spring day
That you would be my sun and renew all? 94 more words

NaPoWriMo 2016


patchwork skin laced with threads of tainted ink

velvet coin purse hemorrhages unused change

her tousled mind unravels with every blink

veil punctured from claws of fellow deranged

Day 108- Puppy Love

Oh, the love.
The love I have for you.
There’s a thousand reasons
Why it should not be true.

But, I do.
I do so deeply love. 12 more words

Day 107- On The Car Ride Home

A sigh—stress released to the one who hears,
A frustrated, broken record that plays.
It’s nice to have one who will walk the maze
With you, who will suffer all of your tears, 83 more words

NaPoWriMo - Day 14

Based on inspiration from NaPoWriMo2016 and The Daily Post, I have written a san san using the The Daily Post daily prompt “Suitcase”.  NaPoWriMo explains that the “poem called a san san means ‘three three’ in Chinese (It’s also a term of art in the game Go). 102 more words


Day 98- A Different Time

Here’s to a time
Where I slept still.
Here’s to a time
Where I didn’t have time to fill.
Here’s to a time
When worry didn’t win my mind… 32 more words