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 releasing other animals. Trees releasing leaves in autumn. And so … Continue reading release – a poem

i’ll never – 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, take the phrase “I’ll Never (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write the new poem. Possible titles include: “I’ll Never Write an Excuse Poem,” “I’ll … Continue reading i’ll never – a poem

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 hey, maybe excuse someone for making them. Instead of writing … Continue reading excuse – a poem

sweet or sour – 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: It’s a Tuesday, which means we’ve got two prompts today: Write a sweet poem. Write a sour 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 … Continue reading sweet or sour – a poem

scar tissue – 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 afflicted poem. Someone or something that is afflicted is someone or something that is in a troubled, injured, or humbled state. Or distressed to the point of constant suffering and anguish. In other words, the perfect poem … Continue reading scar tissue – a poem

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 way–in that it’s a tell poem, or explaining poem, though … Continue reading opened doors – a poem