A few years ago I penned this song. One of these days I will record it. But for now, I share the lyrics. We remember your last full measure of devotion. Words are never enough. Without YouKaci RigneyWith a mournful sighshe walked on past,stopped at the place,her eyes downcast.Stood there for so longher thoughts far … Continue reading Memorial Day Without You
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Three weeks into National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo) and 39 poems later, I've passed the goal for a poem a day for the month of April. Now to zero-in on my theme for a chapbook contest. Many of these poems will be in the running for the chapbook, but many more will be needed to … Continue reading NaPoWriMo
National Poetry Writing Month
Rhyme is, all at once, the celebration of a small goal reached, the surprise of encountering the familiar, a reunion of likenesses looked forward to. Rhyme is like friendship. - John Barr http://www.johnbarrpoetry.com
What makes you laugh? Does April Fool's Day sneak up on you? Or do you rub your hands with waggish glee awaiting the right opportunity to pull off the great joke on your friends, family, or coworkers? I've never been a prankster, but I love a good belly laugh. Thankfully, my husband's good humor keeps … Continue reading April Fool’s
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A few weeks ago, alliteration was the poetry topic. This week it's assonance. According to the Oxford Dictionary: Assonance (noun) in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in non-rhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the echo to be discernible. I received this bit of assonance from Parker … Continue reading Assonance
Today is the last day to get the Love Trio deal. $15 for all three illustrated e-books: Chasing Love, Finding Love, and Losing Love. Tomorrow the price will increase to $25. Check them out here. Thanks in advance to those who purchase these. I hope you love them. Happy St. Patricks Day!
JezzieG invented a new poetic form called the Epistle Sonnet. I thought I would try it. Check out his poetry. Forty-five years ago today, my brother Donnie died. Last night, we had a scare with another family member. I've written a few poems about Donnie. I wrote this poem just this morning. Thought it was … Continue reading Donnie