Bible journaling

Clothed with gladness #Biblejournaling

“You have turned for me my mourning into dancing. You have put off my sackcloth and clothed me with gladness.” Psalm 30:11   This little doodle was inspired from reading Psalm 31 in my quiet time. It seems like the perfect way to welcome the first days of spring. But what if it isn't spring-like… Continue reading Clothed with gladness #Biblejournaling

#CY365 Photo-Poem Series, nature

Challenges & a few PINK poems

I love challenges. I find myself eagerly jumping in to writing and art challenges of all kinds. Keeping up with them is another thing though! This year my one-little-word is FOCUS, I’m trying to put it into practice by actually imposing some focus on my life. One area of focus is to eliminate some of… Continue reading Challenges & a few PINK poems

Haiga, Haiku, Poems by others, Poetry Friday

Shannon Falls Haiga

My sister takes amazing nature photographs. When I saw these on her Facebook profile yesterday, complete with haiku she’d written (her first she says), I told her she should write more and my thought was, I’ve got to share these with other lovers of nature and poetry. Poetry Friday is the perfect place. So here… Continue reading Shannon Falls Haiga

nature, Objects, Personal

Spring Collection

Spring Collection Polka dots, ruffles salmon pink haute couture let’s hear it for Rhodos sweet, classic, demure, © 2017 by Violet Nesdoly (All Rights Reserved) ************ Prompt - Inspiration: Around this time of year, the rhododendrons start opening in all their glory around here. This carries on through May. This April 2014 poem was inspired… Continue reading Spring Collection

Form poems, Haiku, nature

Cattails

fluffy, pale, shapeless with just a hint of young self cattails in old age © 2017 by Violet Nesdoly (All rights reserved) ************** Prompt - Inspiration This haiku was inspired by the photo taken on a walk in March 2015. ~*~*~*~*~ This April I’m celebrating National Poetry Month by posting some not-as-yet published poems from… Continue reading Cattails

Haiku, nature, Personal

carpet

ground cover carpet fit for royalty purple periwinkle © 2017 by Violet Nesdoly (All rights reserved) ************** Prompt - Inspiration A walk outside in spring is always inspiring! ~*~*~*~*~ This April I’m celebrating National Poetry Month by posting some not-as-yet published poems from my files, along with what inspired them. If the prompt inspires you… Continue reading carpet

Form poems, Haiku, nature

Spring’s punctuation

magnolia asterisks punctuate spring’s green and black © 2017 by Violet Nesdoly (All rights reserved) *********** Prompt - Inspiration Spring, particularly blossoms on a March walk in 2014. Today also happens to be International Haiku Poetry Day. Read about it HERE. ~*~*~*~*~ This April I’m celebrating National Poetry Month by posting some not-as-yet published poems… Continue reading Spring’s punctuation

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

Haiku, nature

pink elephant corn

pink elephant corn childhood’s quick-vanishing treat branches pop pink spring © 2017 by Violet Nesdoly (All rights reserved) ************ Prompt - Inspiration This April 2012 haiku was prompted by Spring, of course. What more is there to say? ~*~*~*~*~ This April I’m celebrating National Poetry Month by posting some not-as-yet published poems from my files,… Continue reading pink elephant corn