National Poetry Month Day 8: April 8, 2020

Today’s poem for the National Poetry Month poem-a-day challenge is “based on a true story” from my days as a single gal in NYC. Let’s just say, I’m SO glad I’m no longer in that phase of my life! Today’s word is “Doctor.”

National Poetry Month Day 6: April 6, 2020

I’m sorry friends. I tried REALLY hard to come up with another happy or humorous poem today, but I’m finding myself in a bit of a funk. The word of the day is “Leap.”

National Poetry Month Day 5: April 5, 2020

Hi Everyone! Today’s poem-a-day challenge word was “pollen,” which I found to be extremely challenging. There are VERY few words rhyme with pollen! This was a tough one. But I was grateful for the challenge because, to me, creating a poem is like working on a brain puzzle and playing with words is one of… Read more »

National Poetry Month Day 4: April 4, 2020

O.k., so its Day 4 of the National Poetry Month poem-a-day challenge! The word given to me was “Hope.” By now, if you’ve been following along, you’ll have noticed that all my poems so far have been about the coronavirus pandemic. As such, you may think that the topic is the ONLY thing on my… Read more »

National Poetry Month: Day 2 April 2, 2020

As I mentioned yesterday, I am participating in a poem-a-day challenge for the month of April in which I must use a given word in a poem. Today’s word is “Thankful.” The idea for this poem stemmed from a comment my husband made to me about how strange a time we are living in. Thanks… Read more »

National Poetry Month: Day 1 April 1, 2020

As some of you may know, it’s National Poetry Month and my wonderful#PBChat mentor Lori Degman has a challenge on her Facebook page to write a poem every day in April. The poem must include a specific word of her choosing. Today’s word is “quarantine.” I don’t think this poem needs any introduction… it kind… Read more »