I threw a psychic boomerang on a sunny day when striped umbrellas upside down where catching drops of sunshine I watched it fly by turquoise trees past pastel pterodactyls reverse its course come back to me three days before I’d thrown it Day Twenty-one prompt: Write a poem that incorporates wild, surreal images. Try to play … More Psychic Boomerang
Sunshine, a welcome gift after brutal weather What secrets lie beneath the ground? Crocus This example of a Crapsey Cinquain is inspired by Abigail Gronway at Dark Side of the Moon. Top photo taken today in my front garden. Lower photo taken of the same garden in April of 2016.
sky is ashen grey yet sunshine flames through oak leaves sparks blaze from maples Photo taken in my back yard in Troy, MI this morning.
Summer says… “I give you barefoot walks on dewy morning grass. I give you pink hibiscus blooming large as dinner plates. I give you ripe cherries that stain your fingers crimson. I give you dancing shadows as wind blows full-leaved trees. I give you lingering daylight to warm your upturned face.” Happy Summer … More Summer Solstice
“I give you barefoot walks on dewy morning grass. I give you pink hibiscus blooming large as dinner plates. I give you ripe cherries that stain your fingers crimson. I give you dancing shadows as wind blows full-leaved trees. I give you lingering daylight to warm your upturned face.” Photo is an original by … More Summer Says…
I was ready for a miracle and then here comes the rain I was ready for a miracle but the rains kept coming down I was ready for a miracle when the rains turned into floods Think we’re gonna need a miracle or else we’re gonna drown This short poem was inspired by the gospel … More Ready for Some Sun
The cat rests in a pane of light alert for sparks of adventure as is the nature of cats The turtle meditates on a log in the lake stretching its neck to inhale the warmth as is the nature of turtles Mallards gather to swim in the shade feeding with family before their migration as is … More Sunny Day Waltz
Singing with Ella Fitzgerald this morning, “Blue skies smilin’ at me, nothin’ but blue skies do I see” as I open the window blinds, jazzed Outside the snow, striped with short shadows is pocked with the prints of yesterday’s squirrels I listen for “bluebirds singin’ a song” but only hear the neighbor’s dog barking Like … More Singing Along with Ella Fitzgerald