Poetry | Writing

Disappearing Ideas (a poem)

Ever have an excellent idea pop into your head but then before you can take note of it, that notion slips away?  You strain the brain to remember it.  You curse the ghosts that took your innovative thoughts away.  The whole day passes by and then it returns the next one.  I wrote this poem …

Holidays | Poetry

An Ode to Pumpkin

Dear Pumpkin, I can’t get you out of my head From spiced lattes and pies to freshly, baked bread You make us all crazy with the promise of fall Stuffed in pancakes or chili, I want them all From candles to casseroles, I smell you everywhere You tempt me with your bright orange flare A muffin, a torte or divine cheesecake …


April Poem a Day Challenge – Poems 2 through 5

I’m continuing my journey in the Writers Digest Poem a Day (PAD) Challenge.  I went out of town for a few days so I was composing poetry from the car or a hotel room but I’m still working toward the one-a-day for a month goal.  I write my poems daily but I’m posting them here …


April Poem a Day Challenge

I am always up for a new challenge.  I have been known to even create my own challenge in the past. When I saw that Writers Digest is having a Poem a Day (PAD) Challenge for the entire month of April, I thought…Hell yes, I’m doing this!   The contest encourages all participants to write a …

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