Day 27 NaPoWriMo prompt (Everyday event)


A dog’s garden of contentment. Day 27 NaPoWriMo prompt is what I do most days anyway:  Write a poem written from a photograph. The recipe to create a dog’s garden of contentment begins… Continue reading

The definition of Blah-meh-less


My mind, like gelatin, needs something. Raisin-apses maybe? A fruit cocktail of creativity? I’m feeling a bit green.   My mind, like oatmeal has no flavor– lacking sweetness maybe, or the milk of… Continue reading

NaPoWriMo prompt Day 26 (Life at the Dog House)

by Day 26 prompt.  The curtal sonnet is a fourteen line sonnet. It has a first stanza of six lines, followed by a second stanza of four, and then closes with a half-line.… Continue reading



  Sisters on a car One wants love, one wants freedom. Doggies can’t have both.   Freedom disappears never to return again searching for her heart.   Sister left alone to protect her… Continue reading

NaPoWriMo Day 25 prompt (and I repeat…)


Anaphora:  repeating certain words or phrases at the beginning of multiple clauses or lines The dog on my bed will not let me slumber. The dog on my bed kicks my back  like… Continue reading

Selfie with a side of migraine


It’s so easy for the world to get out of sync.  All it takes are a couple of sick dogs and having a few of your teeth pulled.  It sucks the creative blood… Continue reading

Olfactory Haiku


Listen, smell, look, feel. Awareness atoms fill in a body alert.    

NaPoWriMo day 24 (Up against the wall)

by prompt Day 24:  Write a poem that features walls, bricks, stones, arches, or the like. Sounds of Nat King Cole waft through 1954 “Smile though your heart is aching” straps clinging to… Continue reading



Trying not to think about yesterday. Too much trying not to think what if I were a soldier hoping… holding on, waving between this world and the next, the dirt of battle crusting… Continue reading

NaPoWriMo day 23 Prompt (Killing a poem one stanza at a time)


The homophonic translation. Find a poem in a language you don’t know. Translate it into English based on the look of the words and their sound.   The sound is made via Cyberbuddy… Continue reading