Poetry Friday, writing

Hello Poetry Month!

Today is April 1st and the beginning of National Poetry Month. Today is also Poetry Friday. How perfect when the two come together! As I usually do in April, I'm planning to do some extra writing. The goal is to write a poem a day or at least spend some time on poetry-writing every day… Continue reading Hello Poetry Month!



I did it!!! I wrote one poem a day for the whole month of April. And this time it wasn't even hard. I think that's because I sat myself down at the beginning of the month and gave my lazy, self-indulgent side a lecture: - No excuses. Don't even think of whining or feeling sorry… Continue reading Success!


National Poetry Month #eatingpoetry

Welcome to April and National Poetry month! What are you planning to do to celebrate poetry this month? Read more poetry? You could start by subscribing to The Writer's Almanac and/or Your Daily Poem to get a new poem emailed to you each morning. Write more poems? Several websites deliver a new poetry prompt each… Continue reading National Poetry Month #eatingpoetry

Poetry Friday, writing


Blooming Some poems write themselves with the ease of flowers opening in time-lapse photography. Others leave me in a litter of scribbled pages, green petals ripped from a hard bud. © 2013 by Violet Nesdoly ******************** Are you doing a poem-a-day writing challenge during April (in honor of National Poetry Month)? I am, though I… Continue reading Blooming