Month: April 2015

Ewe No A Lyre

Ok everyone, I recently became a member of a poetry “club” and today I decided to enter a contest sponsored by one of the members. The title of the contest is “Only Homo’s Allowed” Now before anyone gets off task allow me to elaborate… The word homo is from the Greek word meaning same and…

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20 Claps of Thunder

20 Claps of Thunder 20 claps of thunder 19 kids are shouting 18 streets are flooding 17 lanes rerouting 16 lights are flashing 15 horns that blow 14 sirens wailing 13 weather men didn’t know 12 umbrellas going up 11 old ladies fall down 10 times zero yards mowed    9 fender benders in town…

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Senses

This form of poetry is known as Tanka. It’s a genre of classical Japanese poetry. Tanka poems consist of 5 lines with a total of 31 syllables. The pattern is 5/7/5/7/7. Have a look at the one I’ve written and let me know what you think. Such Sensual Senses Eyes for only you Cologne goaded me so…

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NaPoWriMo Day 19

Today’s prompt: “…challenge you to write a landay. Landays are 22-syllable couplets, generally rhyming. The form comes from Afghanistan, where women often use it in verses that range from the sly and humorous to the deeply sardonic and melancholy.”   I cry for you nightly in my head.          For I lie next…

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NaPoWriMo Day 18

Today’s challenge:  to write a poem that involves an urgent journey and an important message. It could historical, mythical, entirely fictional, or memoir-ical.   Gott Go Gotta Go hurry up Johnny mom make him hurry please he’s got me standing here squeezing my knees why’s he so slow I gotta go I’m doing the potty dance oh…

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An Excerpt

This is an excerpt from a short story I wrote a couple of months ago. I gave it to several friends and family members and it received mixed reviews. I decided to share it here on our blog and on Facebook to see what kind of response I’d get. As you read it keep these…

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NaPoWriMo Day 13

Today’s prompt: “today I challenge you to write a riddle poem” This one’s easy for me as I have a “Riddle Me This” category right here on my blog. Although I considered copying and pasting one of my old riddles I decided to write a new one just for NaPOWriMo. Here ye here ye Let…

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