Category Archives: Animals

NaPoWriMo 24: Under the Wire

I made it! Back running with the pack – how appropriate for this exercise through the Boschian landscape of noses thumbed at all the powers that be- a true democracy of pratfalls and scatology  plunked down among what’s most divine.  … Continue reading

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NaPo Wri MO – 4/19 With a Short Meander Backwards

If a poet is anybody, he is somebody to whom things made matter very little – somebody who is obsessed by Making. ee cummings Yesterday I got distracted and didn’t write a preamble to my odd poem.  I chose ee … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo – Nocturne

The other day my husband John ordered a critter-cam on-line.  I squawked, of course, but it only took the first viewing of the previous day and night’s footage for me to change my mind.  Now, every morning we race to … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: The Fan Letter

One of the lost poems came wandering back via my husband’s computer – much rejoicing over this lost sheep, its matted fur and ticks matter not a whit.  The story of Leda and the Swan has always fascinated me – … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo #12 Uncaged Birds

Lookee here! Caught up! At least, I will be if I manage today’s assignment, which I haven’t even looked at yet. Yesterday’s was so so hard- maybe this will be another chance to catch breath. Getting behind is a bummer, … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo # 14 Dialog

“… and the cow jumped over the moon.” Hello Moon. Jumping Jehoshaphat! You scared me half to death. Who the hell are you? Don’t you know not to sneak up on napping deities? I thought you were a man!                    … Continue reading

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NaPoWriM0 #9 A Moral Tale

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NaPoWriMo

The prompt today is “stars”… Nature Talk One evening after ice cream, sitting on a metal folding chair in a barely air-conditioned hall on a California August night while heat dulled our evening stars and the mercury finally slipped to … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMO

Here we are again in April, National Poetry Writing Month where poets pledge to try and write a poem a day. The NaPoWriMo  is the place to go, sign up and get daily prompts. I’m a day late so today … Continue reading

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Another Word on Nonsense…

“The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.” ~e.e. cummings Archetypically, nonsense can be thought of as one of the Trickster’s devices. The Trickster, as you may know, manifests mythically in dozens of cultures around the world. In Jungian terms the trickster … Continue reading

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