National Poetry Month Day 12: April 12, 2020

Hello! It’s been almost a week since one of my poem-a-day poems referenced the pandemic, so you knew one had to be coming, right!? My given word today is “Take-Out.” Please enjoy my little poem about the good ‘ol days….

National Poetry Month Day 9: April 9,2020

Here we are on Day 9 of the poem-a-day challenge! Today’s word is “Orange,” which, as all poets know, is impossible to rhyme. It is so well-known, in fact, that the fabulous poet and children’s book author, Adam Rex, recently wrote a hilarious picture book all about it, called “Nothing Rhymes With Orange” (If you’ve… Read more »

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 »