Category Archives: Poetry

National Poetry Writing Month Poem #5 – Easter Haiku

The optional theme for Day 5 of NaPoWriMo is to choose an Emily Dickinson poem, take out the dashes and put it into a block of prose. Then put it back into poetry form, adding or subtracting words. I struggled with … Continue reading

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National Poetry Writing Month Poem #4 – Saving The Olive Tree

Day four of the NaPoWriMo challenge is to write either a love poem or a break-up poem without the clichés. See the National Poetry Writing Month Facebook page or www.napowrimo.com for more on this challenge. Saving the olive tree You took … Continue reading

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National Poetry Writing Month Poem #3 – Beyond Suspended Animation

After a minor blip yesterday I am now back on track with poem number 3 written and posted on Day 3. Today’s optional challenge is to write a fourteener, a poem with 14 syllables in each line. This is completely … Continue reading

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National Poetry Writing Month Poem #2 – Like Stars

So this is poem number two for National Poetry Writing Month, only a day late. Hopefully I’ll get number three done later today so I’ll have caught up. The optional theme for Day 2 is ‘Stars.’ Again, and in the … Continue reading

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National Poetry Writing Month Poem #1 – Popping out for coffee between the showers

I have decided to embrace the challenge of National Poetry Writing Month (see www.napowrimo.net)  to write a poem a day in April. I suspect that I will not manage 30, especially at times when I have a lot of work on … Continue reading

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Solstice Reflection

A wee reflection on this, the winter solstice. Love and light to you all xxx

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At Eas a’Ranca on a Summer Evening

I was working on this poem on the computer when my daughter said: “Look, the waterfall we went to is on the telly.” It’s not somewhere you would usually see on TV, so it was quite a coincidence. I think … Continue reading

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