The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet

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#OctPoWriMo Day 9-Love

  It feels a bit odd to be writing a poem considering it was I who wrote the prompt for Day 9’s poem. Feels a bit surreal in a way. 🙂 Still, I wrote my poem this morning, and without even thinking about what had inspired me to write the prompt...

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#OctPoWriMo Day 6-Conquered

Hello, dear Readers. If you haven’t been paying attention I have missed the last three days of OctPoWriMo posts. This is because I went a week ago tomorrow to get a flu shot (my first in several years) along with the full family contingent, and three out of the five of...

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#OctPoWriMo-Day 5: Denied

Letting my poem speak for itself today. Prompt: free write for 10-15 minutes on what it feels like to be denied. There was only one thing I could write about. So I did. Just one note: the quote at the beginning I heard in this year’s release of the latest Mission...

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#OctPoWriMo Day 4- … and Other Strange Animals

I was introduced just this year to Gerald Durrell’s writings. I had never heard of him until my dear friend, Lizzi, sent me a trilogy of his books for my birthday. I was hooked. To be forthcoming, I still have not read books 2 or 3 of the set but the...

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#OctPoWriMo-Day 3: Insecurity

Insecurity is a subject I know quite a bit about. I think, perhaps, we all do. I’m sure the majority of us have felt insecure at some point in our lives, probably during our teenage years when we are most insecure of all. Today’s prompt is to write about insecurity in...

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#OctPoWriMo2018 Day 1-Surrender

  Hello Friends! It’s been a long time since I’ve participated in a poetry challenge, hasn’t it? Well, it is official. I am back. Today begins October Poetry Writing Month, and as you can see from the title we have our first prompt: Surrender. But we’re not talking about simply giving...

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Countdown

  It’s almost that time of year again. October Poetry Writing Month at OctPoWriMo! I’ll be joining in the fun this year in more ways than just writing. I’ve volunteered to help out with whatever they need me to do so maybe you’ll see something more from me than just a...

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