National Poetry Month Challenge — Poem # 3

Old man Shoes I wrote this poem as a response to Intimately Intricate (on Medium)'s April Prompt: New Dawn. The poem was chosen for publication here: Intimately Intricate April Prompt New Dawn As is true of many poetry prompts, my poem will often take me into uncharted waters...in this poem I wrote from the perspective … Continue reading National Poetry Month Challenge — Poem # 3

National Poetry Month Challenge–Poem # 2 Lightning

Challenge: Write 10 poems this month to celebrate National Poetry Month. https://www.pexels.com/photo/island-during-golden-hour-and-upcoming-storm-1118873/ Lightning You were the cold air to my warm. Every time I tried to rise you crystalized dropped me down one terrifying electrical pulse after another. I charged and fell to the ground. The air outside is electric. I am drawn, mystified, bursts … Continue reading National Poetry Month Challenge–Poem # 2 Lightning

National Poetry Month

https://www.pexels.com/photo/low-light-photography-of-books-1301585/ National Poetry Month was inaugurated by the Academy of American Poets in 1996. Over the years, it has become the largest literary celebration in the world with schools, publishers, libraries, booksellers, and poets celebrating poetry’s vital place in our culture. https://www.poets.org/national-poetry-month/home Dusting off the old blog... Late in February I made two decisions. First, … Continue reading National Poetry Month