A snapshot (a poem)

The September 4th prompt in The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice, by Kelli Russell Agodon & Martha Silano, is to ‘[w]rite a series of short poems that each present a snapshot description of a larger subject.’ I didn’t get as far as doing a series, but I think I got the snapshot aspect right. Continue reading

National Poetry Writing Month: Day #5 (April 5, 2013)

I partly ignored today’s writing promptA cinquain doesn’t sound like much of a stretch for me, since I often write in stanzas of five lines—but I really don’t want to get so technical with my writing. It’s enough for me that I sometimes am able to establish a particular rhythm within a piece… Continue reading