National Poetry Writing Month 2020, Day 29

I took a contrarian approach to the prompt for Day 29: ‘write a paean to the stalwart hero of your household: your pet.’ They all want to know about the cat— cat stories cat photos cat plots and cat conspiracies No (28 April 2020—posted April 29) Wishes sometimes have consequences—available to order from your [...]

National Poetry Writing Month 2020, Day 27 made me their featured participant today for my Day 26 poem. Woo-hoo!. Meanwhile, I followed the prompt for Day 27: writing a ‘poetic review of something that isn’t normally reviewed.’ Technically, the subject I chose is being constantly reviewed, but there you go… The nightmare is always the same The running tally sits [...]

National Poetry Writing Month 2020, Day 26

Back to the prompt for Day 26: filling out an ‘almanac questionnaire’ and basing a poem on the responses. Outside grey and cloudy he’s got to cut back the daffodils in a day or two— this 57-year-old male human in pajama bottoms and a sweatshirt must maintain his house’s shipping container chic He was [...]