Form poems, People, Poetry Friday


Fleeting Magic morning light paints me Yellow Submarine bell bottoms © 2017 by V. Nesdoly (All rights reserved) *************** This is my Summer Shorts poem for July 30th, when the Capture Your 365 (#CY365) photo prompt was Fleetiing. For those who don’t remember those wonderful Beatles days and the art style that was all the… Continue reading Fleeting

Objects, Personal, Poetry Friday


Happy eve of New Year’s Eve! Everywhere I tune in these days I hear people talking about what a terrible year 2016 has been and good riddance to it. I don’t feel that way at all. For me 2016 has been a wonderful year. Hubby and I are still living together in peace, we visited… Continue reading 7


Tulip Festival (NPM ’16-Day 9)

All photos © 2016 by V. Nesdoly Tulip Festival A few tulips are beautiful acres of them stunning— bouclé strips of colour in the palette of Spring: red, peach, yellow, pink orange, variegated, white, wine, varieties named for memories and with imagination: Rhapsody, Lolyta Christmas Gift, Graya, Kelly, Charade. They are April wine, goblets capturing… Continue reading Tulip Festival (NPM ’16-Day 9)

light, Objects, Poetry Friday

Sonnet to a Potato

A couple of weeks ago, I found inspiration for a couple of poems in response  to the found photo prompts at Laura Shovan's blog (where the fun continues).  A photo of a "Loaded baked potato" was the prompt for February 14th.  That photo plus the fact it was Valentine's Day and love sonnets were in… Continue reading Sonnet to a Potato

nature, Personal, Tanka

January sunrise

Walk in day's first light to a wild chorus of birds sky grows more intense surroundings come alive as we stroll under milkshake clouds © 2015 by V. Nesdoly (All rights reserved) ************** On clear days it's so encouraging to see the sky begin to light up as early as 7:15. Spring is on the… Continue reading January sunrise


January, February

January, February It's January, all must change my resolutions cry it! I'll clean the cupboards, shine the glass completely change my diet. The constant list of things I need has changed from Christmas treats to organizers, storage boxes, and a set of sheets. It’s February, nothing's changed the bathroom scales decry it (that frozen stash… Continue reading January, February

Writing Prompts

December prompt: light

In my part of the world December, and Christmas, take place during the darkest part of the year.  Our December days are short, the nights long. Perhaps that's one reason lights are such a big part of our Christmas decor. When I think about the spiritual aspect of Christmas and light, one of the first… Continue reading December prompt: light