#CY365 Photo-Poem Series, Cinquain, Form poems, nature, Objects, Poetry Friday

Five Cinquains

I wasn’t going to join in on Poetry Friday today, then went to Linda’s roundup, found her post on Adelaide Crapsey and the cinquain form, and decided to put something up after all. The cinquain is one of the short forms I’ve written in when composing poems in response to the daily photography prompts I’ve… Continue reading Five Cinquains

LIMP sequence, Personal

Life between the rows

Life between the rows I look down at my garden at tight pink hyacinths ready to pop green spears of tulip clumped in the randomness of fall planting but nothing stirs in me except guilt. I should be out there softening the soil letting in the air, stirring it to a rich black backdrop that… Continue reading Life between the rows

People, writing

Talking with a stranger

Happy National Poetry Month. It's been over a month since I've posted here. My time away has had its events. Mid-February I went to northern B.C. to be with my daughter and help with the grandkids around the birth of her baby. Their lovely baby girl arrived on February 24th. Then on March 2nd (still… Continue reading Talking with a stranger

Book Reviews

The Crafty Poet (review)

The Crafty Poet: A Portable Workshop by Diane Lockward My rating: 5 of 5 stars Not all poetry prompts are created equal. Diane Lockward’s are some of my favorites. I love the way she observes the poems from which she gets her inspiration (often with a dash of her sly humor), and how she leaves… Continue reading The Crafty Poet (review)