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opportunity – a poem
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opportunity – a poem

Side Note: I’m taking part in the 2014 PAD challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Today’s Poem is to: For today’s prompt, write an appreciative poem. Instead of writing for NaNoWriMo, I’ve decided to make these poems inspired by the second draft of my work-in-progress, currently titled “Arch Villains”. It will … Continue reading

dilemma – a poem
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dilemma – a poem

Side Note: I’m taking part in the 2014 PAD challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Today’s Poem is to: For today’s prompt, you have two options: Write a love poem. Write an anti-love poem. Instead of writing for NaNoWriMo, I’ve decided to make these poems inspired by the second draft of … Continue reading

alone – a poem
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alone – a poem

Side Note: I’m taking part in the 2014 PAD challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Today’s Poem is to: For today’s prompt, write an alone poem. Some people covet “alone time.” Others prefer not to be left alone. Many like a certain balance. But this doesn’t have to just be about … Continue reading

release – a poem
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release – a poem

Side Note: I’m taking part in the 2014 PAD challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Today’s Poem is to: For today’s prompt, write a release poem. Maybe somebody’s being released from prison or a contract. Maybe a person is signing a release form. There’s emotional and physical release. Animals capturing and … Continue reading

north – a poem
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north – a poem

Side Note: I’m taking part in the 2014 PAD challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Today’s Poem is to: For today’s prompt, pick a direction on the compass, make it the title of your poem, and write that poem. North, South, West, and East are easy directions. Then, there’s Southwest, Northeast, … Continue reading

excuse – a poem
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excuse – a poem

Side Note: I’m taking part in the 2014 PAD challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Today’s Poem is to: For today’s prompt, write an excuse poem. People are full of excuses–I’m no different–and sometimes they’re valid; other times, not so much. Write a poem about making excuses, listening to excuses, or … Continue reading

opened doors – a poem
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opened doors – a poem

Side Note: I’m taking part in the 2014 PAD challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Today’s Poem is to: For today’s prompt, write an explanatory poem. Back when I took dozens of creative writing courses in college, the mantra was, “Show, don’t tell.” Well, today’s prompt is sort of different–in a … Continue reading

mercy – a poem
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mercy – a poem

Side Note: I’m taking part in the 2014 PAD challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Today’s Poem is to: For today’s prompt, write a follow poem. In middle school, I remember running for student council and my campaign manager said something to the effect of, “Vote for Robby, because he’s a … Continue reading

optional – a poem
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optional – a poem

Side Note: I’m taking part in the 2014 PAD challenge, which means this is a break in what I usually post. Today’s Poem is to: For today’s prompt, write an optional poem. And no, that does not mean that writing a poem is optional today–I know a few of you were thinking it. No, no, no. No, … Continue reading