Category Archives: Poetry

Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #27

We’ve reached the second half of the year and I decided to mix things up a bit. Today’s prompt still includes paint chips, but also includes a word from my deck of angel cards. I’m planning to make this modification … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #26

It’s week 26, the halfway mark for the year. Time sure does fly when you’re hanging out at home due to a pandemic. It seems like I just wrote my poem for prompt #25 and it’s already time for another. … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #25

It’s week 25 of the paint chip poetry prompts. I feel good about keeping this going and not giving up. Those of you who have participated have been my motivation. Thank you for playing along. The Challenge This week’s challenge … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #24

It’s week 24, almost halfway through the year of weekly prompts. Some weeks it’s been harder than others to get this posted. This is one of those weeks. You may have noticed this wasn’t up at 7:00 a.m. as usual. … Continue reading

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#MeToo and the Blame Game

A couple of months ago, a woman who is a member of the Sexual Assault Survivors Facebook group asked if she could contact me via FB Messenger. She needed someone to talk to and didn’t trust anyone else in the … Continue reading

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My New Poetry Journal

I created this new guided poetry journal, titled Harness the Power of Your #MeToo Story, as a tool to help women (and men) overcome the shame and fear that often follow sexual assault. As long as your story is a … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #23

Here we be, at week 23. I’m not feeling much like writing poetry today, but I suppose that’s when some of the best poetry is written. Today’s Challenge Today we are writing about BFFs or friends forever. Hopefully we’re all … Continue reading

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Dessert

Slip into achocolate torte Not the kind youfind in court Hazelnuts make upthe crust Have a sliceyou really must Coconut manna medjool dates Make it creamysweet to taste Cocoa powder andcrunchy nibs It’s all mineI call dibs _________________________________________________________________________________ As soon … Continue reading

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A Slippery Slope

Walking the straightand narrow A tiny step to the rightor the leftwon’t hurt anyone But it’s a slippery slope One more strideto the sideand down you’ll go And take me with you ___________________________________________________________ It’s Quadrille Monday at dVerse Poets Pub … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #22

Wooooohooooo! It’s week 22! And it’s my birthday too! Had to start with this poem just for you. Today’s Challenge I’m excited about our topic for today. We are writing about our dream job. I don’t know about you, but … Continue reading

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