Tag Archives: NaPoWriMo 2018

Mishmash

Eat not, you’ll never want for less. The next worst thing could be the best. Heed not and you will find the hidden. Spoil the rod, the child has bidden. Break some rules to mend the rest. Let the sun … Continue reading

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moving mountains

Some days the mountain sparkles in the sun with its snow-covered slopes. At other times it is invisible behind clouds and fog and – sadly – smog. But it’s always there, always a touchstone when crossing the bridge that takes … Continue reading

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Last Chapter

If I were to write my memoirs, the title would be “Reaching.” The chapter headings: How Far How High How Pretty How Wealthy How Meaningful How Memorable Maybe not in that order, but probably so. There would be a Foreword … Continue reading

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To be, or never was…

I don’t get it, I say aloud though no one’s in the room save the dog. He tilts his head and gives me that quizzical look that could mean so many things. Or nothing at all. Today I am impatient and … Continue reading

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Cycles: Winter

to flaunt it’s might and callous heart winter coils its heavy hand with whetted shards of tempered ice impales autumnal sleeping land in shocked surprise sap runs to ground bare limbs must hide in rooted place blending with gray-tinted skies … Continue reading

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Story Time

Rain splatters in puddles, and rivulets of water snake down window panes. Snot spatters on child-sized sweatshirts, and rivulets of same puddle above little pink lips. “Tell us a story, Oma.” Oma has already told half a dozen just since … Continue reading

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Take Two

Here’s another take on Days Five and Six of the NaPoWriMo challenge, combined. Same photo, different poem, different experiment with line breaks.    feel this day with the soft touch of your gentle eyes inhale this view; safeguard the scent … Continue reading

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