Tag Archives: NaPoWriMo2019

Illusion of Control

Like the power of the Wizard of Oz control is an illusion Just when I think I know how things will go I’m thrown into a state of confusion The illusion fades into oblivion and then And then what? I … Continue reading

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The Big Seven-O

As he drove his big pick-up truck around the circle at Friends Landing, the furrowed brow and tilted head said he wasn’t quite sure what he was seeing. We actually fooled him. You’d think at 70 there wouldn’t be much … Continue reading

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What Is a Poem?

Some say a poem must have a rhyme scheme All of the good ones do it would seem Some say a poem must have certain meter Iambic pentameter is quite beyond me Some say a poem must be truly obscure … Continue reading

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To Be a Poem, or Not a Poem?

I didn’t write a poem today I really had nothing to say Sometimes life is just that way Only four days until it’s May And NaPoWriMo will be done. Yay! But I wrote a silly poem this day

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Deep Waters

Tears and sorrow overwhelmed me day after day after week after year No relief in sight as hopelessness appeared to win and then He drew me out of deep waters Each day presents a new challenge or the same challenge … Continue reading

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My Love of Summer

How does summer fly? Warmth of days gone by Outdoors Barbeques imply Tasty chicken thigh No chores Scents waft to the sky Past a loud magpie Autumn I’ll defy Sunset we decry Hawk soars Weather is bone dry Cherish mid-July … Continue reading

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I’m Fine?

At level 3 or 4 on the pain scale you can ignore the pain most of the time Until it’s no longer a 4 but a 5 or a 6 instead As I fight to ignore the neck pain the … Continue reading

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Sound Check

Check. Check. One two three. Check. Sounds great. Now where’s Mellencamp?

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Risen

We shout He is risen but do we understand the importance of the rising of the Son of man? Today on Easter Monday and tomorrow and the next we need not be fearful worried or perplexed Hope has risen freeing us … Continue reading

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Empty

An empty glass of water An empty cupboard An empty bird feeder An empty riverbed An empty box of chocolates An empty cookie jar An empty wallet An empty dog house An empty bank account An empty vase An empty … Continue reading

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