Shooting Star

PAD 30 Write a fading poem. I'm not sure why this poem pOpped into my head today, but it did and I suppose I should have tried to write something more meaningful and sentimental about PAD ending. Since I don't see it as an ending of relationships, I didn't go that route.  Or maybe it's because I … Continue reading Shooting Star


The theatre of toil

PAD 29 Take a favorite line or image from an earlier poem this month and re-work it into a new poem. I had absolutely no preconceived notion of where this would take me. It took me to the sky. “The theatre of toil” He was sent wafting with the ravens, their flights stagnant against the torrents … Continue reading The theatre of toil

The trouble is in the forgetting

PAD 27 “The trouble is in the forgetting”  I want to forget that she forgets everything these days or she makes up everything because for a quiet moment, she knows something. She says she knows her mind is somewhere but she doesn’t know where; as if the world is hiding from her. When I look … Continue reading The trouble is in the forgetting

The flight of the raven

                    PAD Day 26 Quoted from Robert Brewer’s PAD blog: “For today’s prompt, write an animal poem. The poem can be about an animal, just reference an animal, or well, however you’d like to handle writing an animal poem.” “The flight of the raven” All I was thinking was that the breeze blew just for … Continue reading The flight of the raven


PAD 25 Write a sport’s poem. I did my power walk this morning but I'm not feeling very sporty today and I’m not in the mood today to write anything that will make my head hurt so my offering is a little silly. “Sailing” Along Dilly’s Road, the waves gentle and free. I spy a … Continue reading Sailing

Love Poems

PAD 24 It’s two fer Tuesday love and anti-love poem day. But, you get three today! That’s right—triplets. It just sort of birthed that way this  morning.     “The grief of love” It’s the kind of grief that shows up in your dreams. The kind that hurts so much it kills your will and … Continue reading Love Poems