Tag Archives: NaPoWriMo2016

April’s Almost Gone

Iris are blooming New flowers are in their pots The rain comes and goes April has flown by so fast May flowers and sun at last

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Remembering Dad

My dad was the best. I remember when I was a kid how with gloved hand he would take each bullhead off the hook so I wouldn’t get cut by their spiky fins. I remember how he taught me to … Continue reading

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Set Free

She drove away from the pizza place joyful in the knowledge that she had been set free. No dark cloud appeared. She realized she was humming along, tapping her foot to the beat. As she waited for her pizza to … Continue reading

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My Word Wall

If all you knew of me was my poetry then what would you see? If we had never met would my words alone let you understand my regret? And would that be all you’d see, would I seem to you sad … Continue reading

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Heaven

All things new, peace abounds Singing is an awesome sound The glory of our God is great Every need of mine He’ll sate River of life eternal flows Tree of life beside it grows No more sorrow, no more pain … Continue reading

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Birth of a Poem

How, pray tell, does a poet decide Which words to lay side-by-side How did Milton measure the cost When he penned Paradise Lost Could Dickinson take a single breath Without thoughts of poetry on death When describing Ben Adhem’s vision … Continue reading

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April Showers Bring May Flowers

The skies are gray But not ominous Bring life-giving rain The promise of Colorful blooms Greens of summer Sunny days ahead

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