Tag Archives: Poem

The Lambs Came In

As the lambs were brought to town To Jerusalem for the sacrifice Passover festival as God decreed Spotless lambs they came in The Lamb of God came to town Riding on a donkey colt To be the final sacrifice Once … Continue reading

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Oh, Mercy Me

Tonight I’m going to see the Christian band Mercy Me. I’m so excited! I have third row tickets and it’s going to be awesome. To start the celebration, I decided to write a found poem using the lyrics from some of … Continue reading

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Where I’m From

I come from eucalyptus-lined dusty dirt roads with dust devils swirling by the sun shining bright and an above-ground pool in the backyard, adjacent to the garden where carrots grow, next to dill and pickling cucumbers, purple green beans and … Continue reading

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A Nonet

It is day ten of NaPoWriMo And I am trying a new type of short form poetry — the nonet — the first line is nine syllables, then line two is eight and so on down to one

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Things That Make Me Smile

A dog hanging his head out a car window, ears flapping in the wind, tongue hanging Lantana blooming, changing colors, and when they survive the winter, begin to sprout anew My little pup curled up on his blankets on the … Continue reading

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My Ace in the Hole

Some days I’ve been dealt a miserable hand no matching suits nothing nearing a straight not even a pair But I’ve good cards too A queen or four Even a full house at times And always I’ve had my Ace … Continue reading

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Spring

Spring has sprung A song is sung By every sparrow and hummingbird Rain comes down With a pounding sound On all the azaleas and daffodils Blooms are bursting For bees who are buzzing Pollinating flowers and trees Next will be … Continue reading

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