Happy Canada Day

Sending this one out again for all my Canadian friends I wonder do they smile, do they see children run and skip, birds wingtip flight sweet tea, flags waving at street parties backyard patios late into the night Do fireworks send tremors where they lay in far off soil and godforsaken lands in fields of … More Happy Canada Day

For #Orlando

Assemble for Love – for #Orlando. Written in response to Poetic Asides Prompt – Write an Assembly poem; and inspired by Lin-Manuel Miranda’s acceptance speech delivered by way of a sonnet at the Tony Awards. When he looks at you and asks you why When she looks at you and says but how What will you … More For #Orlando

Poem for the week

I don’t know why the prompts lately make me think of songs, but this one over on Poetic Asides did it again. Take the phrase “Make (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. And that made me think of … More Poem for the week

Wednesday Poeming

I must have PAD hangover because I couldn’t resist joining in on the Wednesday Poetry Prompt over on Poetic Asides to write a When Everything Stopped poem. Why didn’t everything stop when the Doctor stood before us and his mouth moved his words turning the world monochrome Why did people still laugh smiles shouldn’t remember … More Wednesday Poeming