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

What’s Your Game?

Some people don't like to play games. I hear that, especially if you are the game.But let's leave that for another person's blog and talk about games you can play with your family, shall we?Do you like card games? Spades, Spit, Uno, Canasta, Poker?What about board games? Life, Guess Who, Monopoly, Sorry, Chutes and Ladders?How … Continue reading What’s Your Game?

True love, or: Simulacrum — The Skeptic’s Kaddish 🇮🇱

Poetry Partners #175 ‘Does He Love Me?’, a ‘Quadrenz’ by Kaci Rigney Does he try to love me, or does it come to him like a calming breeze? I wonder, does he try to love me or is it a mystery?—beautiful and sweet Do sparks fly with simple smiles or touch? Does he sport, or […] … Continue reading True love, or: Simulacrum — The Skeptic’s Kaddish 🇮🇱

Chasing Love: Waiting Here

It's a joy to write poetry and to share this gift with others. "Waiting Here" is a poem from the first of three e-books in A Love Trio: Chasing Love, Finding Love, and Losing Love. I wanted to showcase lovely art created by Kolleen Singleton. This beautifully illustrated e-book series will help you wile away … Continue reading Chasing Love: Waiting Here