Author Archives: Maggie C

About Maggie C

Stained glass artist, writer, respecter of life.

Wordless Wednesday ~ Poppies

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Blue Sky

The morning is spent, and me with it. Hours of pulling weeds, spreading wood chips, planning which shrubs to transplant where… Some call it gardening. It’s blatant manipulation, really; rearranging earth’s flora to satisfy human aesthetic. From my chair on … Continue reading

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Some magnets don’t stick

Back in November of 2018, I discovered the joys of magnet poetry, and this website that facilitates playing (poeming?) online. I have a vague recollection that I was so excited, I committed to writing a magnet poem at least once … Continue reading

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I Recant

Today’s poetry challenge at dVerse is to write a palinode. As host Grace explains: A palinode or palinody is an ode or song that retracts or recants a view or sentiment to what the poet wrote in a previous poem… … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday ~ Large-leaved Lupine

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Last photo of April ’21

April is always my busiest month in posting thanks to the National Poetry Writing Month challenges that I try to participate in. I always think it’s going to energize me to keep up the momentum for the rest of the … Continue reading

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AtoZ: Z ~ Zoopacolypse

zoned out zebras stare zombies zigzag through the zoo zephyr stirs their hair Z is for Zombie #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Creating a theme for one’s blog challenge is optional. My theme for 2021: a three line alliteration … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday (on Thursday)

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AtoZ: Y ~ longing for the past

yesterday’s years yawn youthful yearnings yellowing yield the yoke of yore. Y is for Yesterday. #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Creating a theme for one’s blog challenge is optional. My theme for 2021: a three line alliteration each day … Continue reading

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AtoZ: X

xylophonists who xeriscape with xenoliths exude xeric zeal. X is for Xeric. #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Creating a theme for one’s blog challenge is optional. My theme for 2021: a three line alliteration each day (5-7-5, haiku-ish) with the … Continue reading

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