This week, Jane Dougherty's Poetry Challenge uses a form of poetry called a Cascade. This form of poetry is four stanzas of three lines. The first line becomes the last line of the second stanza. The second line is the last line of the third stanza. The third line is the final line of the fourth … Continue reading Poetry Challenge: Cascade
Poetry Challenge: Tears
Jane Dougherty's poetry challenge this week is based on a charcoal drawing by Odilon Redon entitled 'Tears.' The challenge also suggests using the following prompt words: tears, horizon, fly, hue, stealing Here's what I came up with: Standing ‘neath the blazing sun, hair streaming strands of golden hue your gaze is fixed on the horizon. … Continue reading Poetry Challenge: Tears
Jane’s Poetry Challenge #28
I've been following Jane Dougherty's poetry challenge with the intent to join in, but time always seems to get away from me. Well, guess what? Here I am, ready to participate. Better late than never, I suppose. Her weekly challenge (which you can find here) offers 5 challenge words (winding – moonlight – follow – … Continue reading Jane’s Poetry Challenge #28
Happy Poetry Writing Month!
It's April and that means NaPoWriMo is upon us. National Poetry Writing Month is a month-long challenge to write a new poem each day. I've dabbled in poetry here and there, but I've never participated in NaPoWriMo. Will I be able to write a new poem every single day for the next thirty days? Time … Continue reading Happy Poetry Writing Month!
The Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award
I'm honored to be nominated for The Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award. Thank you, Joleene Naylor, for the nomination. If you're not familiar with Joleene, she is a cover artist, talented photographer, blogger, and the author of the Amaranthine Series. You check check out her blog HERE. Here's how it works: Thank the giver … Continue reading The Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award