Sky Burning

We looked up from our labors here From dirt and flowers and bright smells Looked up in sudden terror and fear As the heavens above began to tremble And you knew that your world could never be the same. And the stars exploded in flaming rents Across the fathomless dark …

Wonder Why

//I wrote this a few days ago in response to all the tragic deaths that have been in the news lately.  Pray for our country.// Wonder why The blood of innocents and heathens runs Together in a river to the sea – The waves lift up their aching voice in …

I Am the Door

//So I decided to do a poem for this one.  What do you think?// It was only a wardrobe Until she stepped through the door Out of lonely faded grandeur into Snow-white lamplight And it was only a stable Till they were dragged through the door From fire stricken darkness …

NaPoWriMo Part 4

First of all, I do realize this is just a little bit late.  Sorry.  *cringes*  Anyway, my May NaPo is done! *cheers*  Thank you so much, Aberdeen, for putting this on!  I’d wanted to do something like NaPo in May, and I was so glad that others were doing it too. …

NaPoWriMo Week Three

Well I started running out of inspiration about a week ago, so I decided to root through Dictionary.com’s Word of the Day archives and see if I couldn’t find some ideas (which, by the way, was a very interesting exercise.  Have you ever heard of clishmaclaver?).  Anyway, these poems are the …

NaPoWriMo Week 2

Almost halfway done already.  Wow… that’s hard to believe.  This week’s poems ended up being a lot deeper than I expected, which is weird but also kind of cool.  They were also harder to write than last week; I don’t really know why.  And I was going to post this …

So in case you are wondering why I have a NaPo post in May, I couldn’t do NaPo in April so I’m joining Aberdeen and some others in doing an informal one this month.  The first night I jumped out of bed at 11:45 p.m. to write a poem; Day Two is about a …