This afternoon (a poem)

A vignette of sorts written at the library… Close to the water but far from the sea Adjacent patches of green with intermittent trees A dead bee on the window sill in the quiet zone Warm sun on my back in front, the air conditioner’s hum A mix of murmurs from the other end and [...]

Color scheme: green (a poem)

This poem resulted from an exercise in Julia Cameron’s The Artist's Way… I am green I am chlorophyll calm a life in transition from bare branches to lush foliage I am the cool grasses of summer on a lazy afternoon a drink of water the pause that refreshes the un-cola (1 July 2015—posted July 2)

Green (a poem)

The August 22nd prompt in The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice, by Kelli Russell Agodon & Martha Silano, is to choose a color, then write a poem using only images of that color. I didn't quite do it that way, but it worked for me. It's the color of the trees around me [...]

Summer Solstice Poem

The June 21st prompt in The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice, by Kelli Russell Agodon & Martha Silano, is to write a poem that includes five of the following words:  luminous, bedazzling, sunny, saturated, radiant, incandescent, illustrious, bright. It was a sunny afternoon the skies bright, blue, and clear But the streets were saturated with [...]