Beautiful & Curse

Happy Monday everyone! While Monday is usually not my favorite day, it is an opportunity to write Haiku as part of Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge. This week’s words are Beautiful & Curse. I had a lot of fun with these words and ended up writing three haiku to share: Beautiful Curse Haiku Beauty emerges … More Beautiful & Curse

Wonder Spy

Once again, I’ve fallen behind on my blog posts for National Poetry Writing Month. My computer has been beyond sluggish and the frustration of connecting to the internet is sometimes more than I can take. I did manage to beat my computer into submission long enough to participate in Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge. The … More Wonder Spy

Another Monday

Today’s NaPoWriMo offering incorporates part of Ronovan Writes Weekly Haiku Challenge. The challenge words this week are joy and chagrin. I cheated and only used one word – a variation of the word ‘joy.’ Mondays are generally anything but joyful, and I think this poem expresses that. ANOTHER MONDAY Another Monday bleeds into an endless … More Another Monday

Nonet for NaPo

NaPoWriMo Day Two is upon us and I decided to try writing a Nonet. This is form I haven’t tried before, but it looked fairly simple. Once I began, it wasn’t quite as simple as I’d expected. So, here we go… “Streetlights at Twilight Time” by STREETLIGHTS Streetlights flicker outside my window illuminating a … More Nonet for NaPo

Spring Snow Tanka

I wrote this tanka for Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge. It occurred to me this morning that I write way too many poems about snow. When I look outside my window, that’s what I see. And though our last batch of snow from a couple of weeks ago has almost completely melted, we’re supposed to have … More Spring Snow Tanka