National Poetry Month Day 15: April 15, 2020

It’s day 15 of the poem-a-day challenge! Today’s word is “Fool” and, as an ’80s child, I can’t hear the word without thinking of “The A Team” (Indeed, the mind works in mysterious ways! LOL) This one’s for you, Mr. T…

National Poetry Month Day 14: April 14, 2020

It’s poem-a-day challenge day 14! The word given to me was “Impact,” but I fudged it a little to help with the rhyme (I’m allowed!). As you’ll see, the state of the world still weighs heavy on my mind and heart… as I’m sure it does with all of you. Thanks for reading. 🙂

National Poetry Month Day 13: April 13, 2020

Hello Everyone! Thanks for sticking with me! Today’s poem-a-day challenge word was “Finish.” In this poem, I confess one of my deepest, darkest secrets… You won’t want to miss this one!

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 never read it, I highly recommend!) So, when I found out that someone decided that it would be cute to try to stump those of us in this poetry challenge with the word “orange,” well… let’s just say, I had a few feelings….