Tag Archives: Trees


I try not to bring home natural objects anymore – too much time in state parks I think. Probably more to do with being an inveterate sign-reader, so I get why things should stay where they fall.  Not that we … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo # 24 Parody

I really never liked the Joyce Kilmer’s poem Trees.  I had to memorize it in 4th grade and recite it without barfing in front of the class.  No, I wasn’t suffering from stage fright – even at that tender age … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Sappphic Poems #11

Yikes! Too hard. Much as love this ancient poet’s words, something of the form, I fear, is lost in translation- I simply don’t think in dactyls or is it trochees? Dear me! I am not certain quite/That even now I’ve … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo – How Come?

I just discovered NaPoWriMo – a blog  challenging poets to sign up, write and post a blog a day for the duration of National Poetry Month.  Maureen Thorson began the project in 2003, inviting other blogs to join and listing … Continue reading

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