Category Archives: Poems

FOOTBLE WORDLE


          Wordle 351 Game simple, string net behind beam;  List teams; streak, ball still at feet, hasten, A sheen of sweat; kick ball mid-seam  Rattle post, beat keeper, score fasten.   I still can’t kick the … Continue reading

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Synchronicity Squared


My final contribution on DAY 30  is based on a prompt suggesting “a poem that engages with a strange and fascinating fact. It could be an odd piece of history, an unusual bit of art trivia, or something just plain weird.” I think … Continue reading

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Sticky Plath-tour for Cuts


Here, I am using Wordle 349 to meet the challenge of GloPoWriMo Day 29 where I have chosen ‘Ariel’ as the Sylvia Plath poem on which to base my scheme. I have also taken ‘Dirge for a Joker’ to inform … Continue reading

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Sea Hear Now …


Day 26  ‘…  write a poem that includes images that engage all five senses. Try to be as concrete and exact as possible with the “feel” of what the poem invites the reader to see, smell, touch, taste and hear.’ … Continue reading

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Prompt, but Wrong Directions and Late Arrival; Sad!


  Day 23 (Repeat, on correct prompt!)   Do you know what I did gone and doned for the 23rd? I repeated the prompt for 2017! All the while I was thinking, ‘But surely we did something like this last … Continue reading

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Food of Love or Poison


  Day 23 ‘… write a double elevenie. The first line is one word, a noun. The second line is two words that explain what the noun in the first line does, the third line explains where the noun is in … Continue reading

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From Wordsworth to Nemesis


Day 21  After reading the myth of Narcissus, try writing a poem that plays with the myth in some way.                  If Wordsworth, lonely as a cloud, Had spotted as his famous crowd … Continue reading

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