Posted in April 2019, NaPoWriMo 2019, Syllable Lune

Weather Advisory

Raining cats and dogs graphic “Raining cats and dogs”

PDX in the winter

“Soaked to the gills”

Syllable Lune

#NaPoWriMo 2019–Day 10–Today, I’d like to challenge you to write a poem that starts from a regional phrase, particularly one to describe a weather phenomenon. You may remember one from growing up

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Posted in March 2019, Nonet

Coming Soon

Coming Soon sign

The sun has come forth to help us

Celebrate Spring’s soon return

She awaits now in the shadows

Behind time’s curtain

Sending forth samples

Of her season’s

Glimpse of new

Life and

Warmth

Nonet

Posted in March 2019, Nonet

Marching

Basking in the warmth of her sunshine

I walked awhile with March

Dreaming of hot summer days

Until she led me through a glen

Where winds blew cold

Thru shaded trees

Where Winter

Hid Spring’s

Smile

Nonet

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade. —Charles Dickens

Posted in March 2019, Scripture, Triolet

The Promise Of Spring

Crocus flower

Oh worry not weary one

Spring shall surely come

Winter shall soon be done

Oh worry not weary one

Spring’s life has begun

And winter must succum

Oh worry not weary one

Spring shall surely come

Triolet

While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease. Genesis 8:22