Day 23 & PPAC: Hanging tree

Another poem inspired by the art in the Porto Ercole botanical garden last summer. Prompt 23: “Write a poem in the style of Kay Ryan, whose poems tend to be short and snappy – with a lot of rhyme and soundplay. They also have a deceptive simplicity about them, like proverbs or aphorisms.“ Right… IContinue reading “Day 23 & PPAC: Hanging tree”

Day 22 & CFFC: Water

Seven rivers from here and there and some words as long as they still flow. Prompt 22: “In honor of today’s being the 22nd day of Na/GloPoWriMo 2022, I’d like to challenge you to write a poem that uses repetition. You can repeat a sound, a word, a phrase, or an image, or any combination ofContinue reading “Day 22 & CFFC: Water”

Day 21 & Thursday Doors 21/4/22: Ljubljana Bežigrad

Why is it that some things end up together? And why don’t I shoot the doors in Slovenia the same way as in Italy? First the poem, and then the doors with an invitation to write about them. Prompt 21: “This prompt asks you to write a poem in which you first recall someone youContinue reading “Day 21 & Thursday Doors 21/4/22: Ljubljana Bežigrad”

Day 20: Chocolate fun

Have you ever thought about how chocolate feels? No, you only think about yourself. Prompt 20: “Today, I’d like to challenge you to write a poem that anthropomorphizes a kind of food. It could be a favorite food of yours, or maybe one you feel conflicted about.”  A bar in waiting “Have a fruit ofContinue reading “Day 20: Chocolate fun”

Day 19: What is poetry

Today is a good day, the Mavs won even without Luka to tie the series against the Jazz 1 : 1, birds are happy, the spiral looks up, these are my trees and here is my poem. Prompt 19: “Today’s challenge is to write a poem that starts with a command. It could be asContinue reading “Day 19: What is poetry”

Day 18 & Lens-Artists PC: Piran sunset colours

When uncle sent me these photos four days ago, I promised him to put them on my blog. I didn’t know I’ll get a chance so soon though. And in my poem, some more (para) romantics. Today the photos first to set the mood. My travelling uncle has a new phone. The first red photoContinue reading “Day 18 & Lens-Artists PC: Piran sunset colours”

Day 16 & PPAC: Florence

Today celebrates the daughter of two good friends. Eight years ago we were in Florence all together. I haven’t been back since. She was seven years old then and our bestia loved her immediately, and vice versa. In today’s blogging memories at the end of this post you can see what a beautiful sculpture ofContinue reading “Day 16 & PPAC: Florence”

Day 15 & Friendly Friday beneath our feet

Here is a collection of things under my feet in photos and another of things I don’t care about in the poem. April halfway done! Prompt 15: “This one may seem counter-intuitive, but today I’d like to challenge you to write a poem about something you have absolutely no interest in. This isn’t quite theContinue reading “Day 15 & Friendly Friday beneath our feet”

Day 14 & Thursday Doors: First two weeks of Tuscany

My first three blogs were called Mexi Movie. I’m ready for a film of my life. In fact, this is what my blog is. A film with lots of doors. Prompt 14: “Today’s challenge is a fun one: write a poem that takes the form of the opening scene of the movie of your life.“ NineContinue reading “Day 14 & Thursday Doors: First two weeks of Tuscany”

Day 13: Stream of a con

How about some random thoughts about a calf and how amazing things are going to be? Prompt 13: “Today, in honor of the potential luckiness of the number 13, I’d like to challenge you to write a poem that, like the example poem here, joyfully states that ‘Everything is Going to Be Amazing.’“ Stream ofContinue reading “Day 13: Stream of a con”

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