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Four April centos: No. 4

We have reached the final, fourth cento made of our last April lines. Thank you most kindly for your words! Above all, I wish to congratulate every NaPoWriMo participant on reaching Day 30 and poem 30. See you again on another April 1st. Next, I apologise for not asking your permission in advance. I knowContinue reading “Four April centos: No. 4”

Day 12: To my poems

I wrote a poem to my poems. Poor things. I tried to break it down gently. Prompt 12: Today, I challenge you to write a poem that addresses itself or some aspect of its self (i.e., “Dear Poem,” or “what are my quatrains up to?”; “Couplet, come with me . . .”) This might seemContinue reading “Day 12: To my poems”

Day Four: Poem as a prompt

I’m so grateful for our April and NaPoWriMo and everybody who writes and reads poems, and especially for Maureen’s prompts. Not only does she provide daily examples of great poetry (I love today’s “Gentle Leader” by Lucy Schiller so much), but there hasn’t been a repeat of a prompt in the last four years, IContinue reading “Day Four: Poem as a prompt”

Wordless Wednesday 3/11/21

To make it a bit wordy, here is something that put a big smile on my face this week. Every month Visual Verse puts up an image and invites the world to write between 50 and 500 words to it. Through the month they keep publishing selected pieces until they reach 100 of them. WhenContinue reading “Wordless Wednesday 3/11/21”

Lens-Artists PC: Weird is wonderful

Frankly, half of posts on my blog could have this title. For me, weird is absolutely wonderful and here is a collection of moments, finds and finally us being wonderfully weird, because Leya asked for it. There is art, architecture, some statues, a funny name, some dogs, a snake (yes, yes, a real snake), anContinue reading “Lens-Artists PC: Weird is wonderful”