Tag Archives: Poetry

Singing the Blues

From Lamentations to Stevie Ray Vaughn the blues remind us we’re not alone Bitterly we weep while the sky is crying Affliction and sadness forever universal and somehow that simple reminder set to Biblical verse or a guitar riff that … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #28

Week #28 is here and it’s back to the usual format for our paint chip prompt. When I pulled the cards for today I had to chuckle at the theme because it means two weeks in a row we have … Continue reading

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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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No More Denial

Her impish face was adorable. I so wanted to play this game she’d made up. “Hold these,” she chirped, and handed me three pine cones. I don’t even know where she got pine cones in Houston, Texas. I hadn’t seen … 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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