NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 26: Lonely madcap (a poem)

Today’s Writer’s Digest April PAD Challenge prompt is to take a couple of the words invented by Shakespeare, then write a poem with those words as the title. Seven hundred and thirty days ago we laughed together one last time Momentarily tension gave way to relief I’ve come back to that laughing place this time alone (26 [...]

NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 25: The false comfort of five thousand miles (a poem)

Today’s Writer’s Digest April PAD Challenge prompt is to write an ‘across the sea poem’. One thing I will say for their prompts: They’re not very exciting, but they do give you a lot of latitude… Across the sea I wonder if she thinks of me the way I think of her from time to time If [...]

NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 23: Four of Cups (a poem)

Today’s prompt is to write a poem based on the card you draw from a deck. The only deck of cards I have is a tarot deck, so… Four cups what to fill them with… Water that I may slake my thirst Wine that I may enjoy life’s many flavors Love that I may find [...]