Category Archives: Poem

Poetry Friday – Summer Poem Swap & Villanelle Prompt

Happy Poetry Friday! Today I’m happy to share my Gorgeous Summer Poetry Swap art and poem written and painted by Iphigene Daradar in the Philippines. I received my poetry swap from Iphigene last week via email, and serendipitously I sent … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Calm & Watercolor

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m happy to have a watercolor painting in the Illinois Watercolor Society: 22nd Annual Members Show, I included my painting above. This year for the first time it’s being held at the Evanston Art Center, where I … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Sky, Sun, & Water

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem this week was inspired by Margaret Simon’s prompt, from her post this week on THIS PHOTO WANTS TO BE A POEM… I wrote the poem, didn’t have a chance to post it, then tweaked it … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Poem Swap—Whimsy & Water…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m happy to share with you my joy filled poetry swap package that I received fromMargaret Simon! Margaret sent me a collaged writing journal infused with summeryness! Margaret’s poem borrowed words from a recent poem of mine … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–July 4th

Happy Poetry Friday!And Happy 4th of July! Here’s a short diamante poem to contemplate on and celebrate the Fourth of July… I thought of a diamante because of it’s diamond shape which reminds me of stars and fireworks, crackling in … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday— Zentangle Poem and Art

Happy Poetry Friday! I decided to take the plunge and try a zentangle poem, which was the poem prompt from the Poetry Sisters this month, thanks for this challenging and new to me prompt! What exactly is it… It’s a … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Father’s Day

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m celebrating Father’s Day with a new poem and older haiku. Father’s and families woven together over generationsfilled with traditions old and new, adapt to time while holding fast to families integrity. Father’s and families grow together … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Potpourri with More Sky…

Happy Poetry Friday! Continuing on with my fascination with the sky, this week I was inspired by turbulence in our night sky… PREMONITION Sky canopy jostling this way and that can’t decide on it’sdirection or pull, branches and leavesgalloping willy-nilly … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Sky Pleasures

Happy Poetry Friday! Earlier this week I read i love you to the moon &, by Chen Chen, and it flew me away to another place… i love you to the moon &by Chen Chen not back, let’s not come … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday Birth Day Roundup is Here!

Happy Poetry Friday! Welcome! I’m Hosting the Poetry Friday Roundup and decided to Celebrate Birthdays and Birth Days, as my Birthday is coming up this weekend. Also make sure to checkout the Poetry Sisters Ekphrastic poems for their May poem … Continue reading

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