NaPoWriMo 2017 Day Twenty One – Something Overheard

The prompt for today is to use something overheard for inspiration. My response is to say that there is no formal poem here, today. There’s plain English, and there’s weaponized English. I know who I’d rather fight over the last drumstick with.

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NaPoWriMo 2017 Day Five – a’la Mary Oliver

Today’s prompt is to write a poem about the natural world, giving Mary Oliver as an example. I had not heard of her previously, but now I know I have seen a line of her poetry making the meme rounds on Facebook: “What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”

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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 3 – The Fan Letter

So, today’s prompt is to write a fan letter to a celebrity in poetry form. Uh…OK. Makes me wonder just who’s at the helm down there at NaPoWriMo HQ.

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