Category Archives: sonnet

NaPoWriMo Day Twenty-six

Daffodils slowly extinguishing hope released, now fading the forsythia have bloomed sturdy and sunny and along the house shy Fairy Wings – paler yellow, briefly flowers until its leaves fill the side garden with hearts. The one clump of bluebells … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo, Day Nineteen

Had this notion on the way to work about the color of the world seeping up toward the sky in spring but on the way home I saw my first of the wonderful white flowering shrubs that to me really … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo, Day Eleven

Today’s prompt from NaPoWriMo was to write a Bop: “The invention of poet Afaa Michael Weaver, the Bop is a kind of combination sonnet + song. Like a Shakespearan sonnet, it introduces, discusses, and then solves (or fails to solve) … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day Seven

How to soothe this inner shivering mess •
in the words of the wise: make art, breathe deep,
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NaPoWriMo Day Five

This was a stretch and I know, before the editing is done, there will be even more alternate ending couplets than I have already…. Clean out the closet, the drawer-fuls of things making room, space, to welcome in the new … Continue reading

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