Tag Archives: Poems

Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #8

I can’t believe it’s time for paint chip prompt #8. Of course, I can’t believe it’s almost the end of February either. Where does the time go? Perhaps in a parallel universe it doesn’t fly by so quickly. Which brings … Continue reading

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I Sing a Song of Love

The seeds of a poem were planted during a Zoom call with my Author Access group. I love this group. Technically it’s just a group of students in an author marketing course run by Alice Crider. But it’s become so … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #7 for My Valentine

It’s week 7 of the Paint Chip Poetry Prompt and it’s Valentine’s Day. I’m tickled that there are some Valentine’s appropriate words in the mix, and they do say home is where the heart is. So be a dear and … Continue reading

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Filled to Pour Out

Holy Spirit Fill me with courage Fill me with joy Fill me with gratitude Fill me with mercy Fill me with grace Fill me with love That I might pour them out On my family On my co-workers On my … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #6

There is much debate over how many repetitions of an action are required for it to become a habit. But apparently 5 weekly repetitions of writing a poetry prompt are almost not enough. My previous poetry prompts were all written … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #5

I can’t believe it’s week five of my Paint Chip Poetry Prompt. Only 47 more to go after this one. That’s assuming I can manage to stick with it all year long. Participation hasn’t been as robust as I had … Continue reading

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Wandering in Fear

Forty years in the wilderness Should have been forty days But for fear Fear is a liar It traps us in the wilds Wandering without hope Not realizing fear itself Is the only thing we need fear Listen to courage … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #4

It’s now week #4 of my Paint Chip Poetry Prompt and this week we’re daydreaming . . . again. Isn’t that what poetry writing is all about? Daydreaming? I’m daydreaming that 10 people are going to read the prompt and … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #3

It’s week #3 of my Paint Chip Poetry Prompt. The last two weeks the words were quite arbitrary and odd. I really do pull them from the paint chip deck randomly, so I never know what we’ll get. This week, … Continue reading

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Wake up to a New Year

Among my family and friends, I am the poet. As a result, I am sometimes asked to write poems for particular occasions and am happy to do so. But I am also blessed to have others share their poetry with me … Continue reading

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