Poetry · Writing

NaPoWriMo Poem 6, 7, & 8

Three short springtime poems from my adventures tromping around outdoors this week. Cut After so much grey, brown, white, the smallest green shoots stretch upward in joy. Cringe as an ugly drone sounds, the mower cuts short the spring. Maple Sprouts Delicate small leaves a grove of hopeful seedlings on the forest floor Gatherer A… Continue reading NaPoWriMo Poem 6, 7, & 8

Poetry · Writing

NaPoWriMo Poem 5

"Don't hate the villain, hate the villanelle!" Day five's poem is written for the the NaPoWriMo Day 5 prompt of  a villanelle of opposing phrases. I'm most familiar with the style of a villanelle through the They Might Be Giants song Hate the Villanelle. It's a cleverly written song, I quite enjoy it. The prompt for… Continue reading NaPoWriMo Poem 5

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Weekly Link Round-up Mar 10-16

To be honest, I've been almost too busy playing in all the sunshine this week to think about blogging. Whoops! It's still something I want to keep a priority, though, so it's not going away. This past week's inspirations: Gender, Confidence, and Who Gets to be an Expert: The gender dynamics of the workplace are… Continue reading Weekly Link Round-up Mar 10-16