light, Objects


On Saturday the writing prompt at NaPoWriMo included a Paris Review interview of Kay Ryan. In it I discovered that she enjoys using clichés as inspiration: I often find myself thinking in clichés. I’ll urge myself on with various bromides and chasten myself with others. When I want to write they’re one way to start… Continue reading Limelight

nature, Poetry Friday

Note to Spring

Note to Spring The monsoons of March with their downpours and douses are greening the sides of the fences and houses. Yes, we love green   (it is St. Paddy's Day, after all!) but we’re eager for more colors to brighten the outdoor decor. Purple and yellow red, blue, pink, and white we’re longing to find… Continue reading Note to Spring

Poems by others, Public Domain, Religious

St. Patrick’s Prayer

Happy St. Patrick's Day! The Prayer of St. Patrick I arise today Through the strength of heaven; Light of the sun, Splendor of fire, Speed of lightning, Swiftness of the wind, Depth of the sea, Stability of the earth, Firmness of the rock. I arise today Through God's strength to pilot me; God's might to… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Prayer