The Best of NaPoWriMo

April is National Poetry Writing Month and for the past three years, I've looked forward to it. I had planned to participate this month, but it hasn't worked out. Though I've only written about six poems (three of which have been posted to this blog), I did accomplish quite a bit in terms of writing. …

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My Comfort Zone

For those who might not be aware, the month of April is NaPoWriMo (National Poetry Writing Month). It's also GloPoWriMo - Global Poetry Writing Month. Kind of cool to think writers all over the world are stepping up their poetry-writing game in order to pen 30 poems in 30 days. Of course, I'm running behind …

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Regal and Hopeful Haiku

Regal & Hopeful are the prompt words for this week's RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge. I'd thought I'd have an easier time coming up with something, but it was more difficult than I thought. Oh, well. Here's my attempt: Regal feline waits His stealthy crouch is hopeful As lunch scampers by

Lonely Shore

Lonely Shore I walk along the lonely shore while seagulls soar over the sea away from me Cold ocean waves splash o’er my feet With each heartbeat I yearn for you My love is true Saltwater tears course down my face I’ll not replace you in my heart though we’re apart For your return I …

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Battle-weary

I'm extremely late in posting my poem for NaPoWriMo. After working all day, I rushed home to take my dog to her appointment at the veterinarian. Nothing major - just a routine annual visit. Well, routine for me. Not so much for Tasha, who loathes the vet's office. After having a couple of vaccinations and …

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