Category Archives: Daily Prompt

Peeved By the Prompt

Okay, we’re all a little tired as we come down the home stretch.  Also nerves are frayed from seclusion, the lack of fusion food, and low bars – not to mention movies, baseball games, TGIF and play schools, but hey! … Continue reading

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NaPoWriPo and the Twenty Prompts

It’s day five of NaPoWriMo and if you are ever going to join in, this is the time to try.  Try being he operative word here.  The prompt is called the “Twenty Little Poetry Projects,” and was originally developed by … Continue reading

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3Prompts – 3Poems

A poem about taste: Artichoke Picked as buds before they open – tight-packed petals folding back in purple-feathered blooms – till then they’re all about defense, even the inner, most translucent leaves, more tender than the naked skin of new-born … Continue reading

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Day 26 – NaPoWriMo

Today’s prompt challenges us to write about a current artifact through the eyes of some   future archaeologist, exploring a particular object or place from the point of view of that far-off, future scientist.               … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: The Tiny Place – Day 25

Yesterday I spent inside a snail shell – today the frame continues small around me.  I’m thinking of Alice and the tiny door that took her into Wonderland.  I met a man at Round Top this weekend.  He sat beside … Continue reading

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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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NaPoWriMo Prompt 23 – elevenie

Elf is the German word for eleven. Adding –chen to a noun in German gives it a sense of being wee or dear. The word Elfchen (always capitalized, as are all German nouns) translated into English is roughly elevenie. ~ … Continue reading

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Georgic: NaPoWriMo – Day 22

I spent the weekend at Round Top Poetry Festival immersed in poetry in person without spending a second on-line. My introduction to Round Top was a conversation overheard in a restaurant.  I interrupted my neighbor’s lunch and demanded more info.  … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 21

Ever Cover Scanned For Slander   Two candy bars consumed in line sciatica creeps down my spine, I roll an eye, sigh,  tap my toe – too slow, too slow,  must they go on and on at quite such length … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Day 20

Today’s prompt is to write a poem incorporating specific terms from a sport of our choosing.  I fenced in college. It was the only sport I actually loved, barring yoga which doesn’t really qualify. Engagement   En garde, my dear, … Continue reading

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