Category Archives: daily prompt

I Wish I Could…

Bloganuary prompt: What is something you wish you knew how to do? …communicate (better) with other species.

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To Play or Not to Play

Bloganuary daily prompt: What was your favorite toy as a child? Long story longer. Art therapy for adults. Sometimes I hated it. Sometimes I loved it. Well, okay, love is a strong word, but sometimes it was insightful. A little … Continue reading

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Creature Comforts

I’m awake. The cat has been sitting on my chest for several minutes now, grooming himself. You wouldn’t think of cat’s paws as anything but soft, but something hard is jabbing me in the ribs. Do cats have elbows? Sharp … Continue reading

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Road Trip

Bloganuary Prompt for January 2: What is a road trip you would like to take? I’m not much of a traveler. I find plenty of adventure right in my own back yard. Literally. Now, my definition of adventure may not … Continue reading

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To my Teenage Self

It’s January, and so begins the #Bloganuary Challenge from WordPress, where participants are given a daily prompt for blogging inspiration. Today’s prompt: What advice would you give to your teenage self? So here goes. Dear Teenage Me: Look at you! … Continue reading

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Separations

wheat from chaff gold flakes from silt truth from lies me from you dVerse poets poetics: Wheat

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Dog Walk

Yesterday you hugged the gravel path. Today you strayed into wildflowers and withers-high grass, nose working the air as though inhaling heaven itself. Tonight I’ll pull burrs from the long fur on your legs and bum. Tomorrow, who knows? With … Continue reading

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Chez Maggie

NaPoWriMo,*Day twenty-seven: Today’s prompt: “write a poem in the form of a review. But not a review of a book or a movie of a restaurant. Instead, I challenge you to write a poetic review of something that isn’t normally … Continue reading

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The Simple Life

Day 26 of NaPoWriMo.* For today’s prompt, we were asked to fill out an “Almanac Questionnaire” that you can find here, then use our responses as the basis for a poem. And so I came up with this depiction of … Continue reading

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Day Twenty-five: Free Write

NaPoWriMo Day 25. * Today, “The prompt, which you can find in its entirety here, was  developed by the poet and teacher Hoa Nguyen, asks you to use a long poem by James Schuyler as a guidepost for your poem.” The … Continue reading

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