National Poetry Writing Month 2019 Day #10

Only one prompt available for Day 10 so far…

The prompt calls for ‘a poem that starts from a regional phrase, particularly one to describe a weather phenomenon’.

There’s nothing particularly regional about the phrases I included. The one that opens the poem is something my ex used to say (probably still does, as I note in the poem); the other two are my own phrases, which I use to describe states of rainy weather I still associate with particular times of the year. Continue reading

Election Day storm (A poem)

For March, I will be doing pantoums. A pantoum consists of any number of four-line stanzas, with the second and fourth lines of one stanza repeating as the first and third lines of the next. (
Continue reading

A bunch of questions and answers for no particular reason

I recently found some lists of questions posted by people on Tumblr. I guess the idea is that the people who see the posts then choose one or more questions to ask of the person who posted them. I didn’t feel like doing that, so I just did a quick copy-and-paste into a Word document… Continue reading