The Mountain Whisperer

The mountains are different here.

“Of course they are,” you may be saying. “They’re different everywhere.”

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Tilt of Axis Changed

This was never a calling.
It was practical.
Coyote. Adapt/survive.

It did make sense at the time,
and I found my niche.
Jumped in with good energy.

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NaPoWriMo 2016 Day 22 – Earth Day

Not surprisingly, today’s prompt is all about Earth Day. I was born 2 years before the first Earth Day was celebrated, but I don’t remember it being a big deal until I was maybe 20 or so…?

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NaPoWriMo 2016 Day 20 – another Kenning (really?)

I’ve done this before. See here. I suppose I can do it again, though I’m not remotely inspired.

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NaPoWriMo 2016 Day 19 – Didactic Poem

So today’s prompt wants us to write a poem that teaches a practical skill.

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NaPoWriMo 2016 Day 18 – Back Home Again

Today’s prompt suggests we write a poem that incorporates the sounds of home when we were children.

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NaPoWriMo 2016 Day 17 – Hopilavayi

Today’s prompt is to pick ten words out of an ‘alternative’ dictionary and use them in a poem.

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NaPoWriMo 2016 Day 16 – Almanac Hooey

Today’s prompt is one of those head scratchers that leaves me wondering, once again, who’s coming up with these prompts. I’m supposed to answer a bunch of questions about a place, real or imagined, and then make a poem from or inspired by one or all of them.

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NaPoWriMo 2016 Day 15 – Cleave Poem

Today’s prompt is about couplets, or duality, or everything in twos.

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NaPoWriMo 2016 Day 14 – San-San

Today’s prompt is a challenging one, similar to the Tritina. Repetition of phrases and/or concepts, wonky rhyme scheme, only 8 lines, what could possibly go wrong?

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