Poetry, process, progress.

Month: April 2016

Protected: Poem 12: Staring at the Future

Protected: Poem 12: Staring at the Future

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Video  for poem 11

Video for poem 11

This is the¬†Weather Channel video that led to today’s poem: Bears Fascinated by Pink Balloon¬†We think it’s safe to assume they’ve never seen a balloon before Posted by The Weather Channel on Friday, March 11, 2016

Protected: Poem 11: The Disney Defense

Protected: Poem 11: The Disney Defense

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PAD Challenge Progress Report

PAD Challenge Progress Report

I am sharing my poem-a-day posts with a few people who asked for the password on Facebook, but this has been an unusual month. Today’s poem made it clear that the new cluster of poems I’ve been writing means that I will want some of […]

Day 9 process

Day 9 process

Today I did my poem for the Contemporary Verse 2 2-day poem contest. They pick ten fairly tough words and ask that you put them all in your poem. The rules are exacting–no plurals or tense changes, no jamming them in the title, no playing […]

Protected: Day 9: The Cure

Protected: Day 9: The Cure

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Protected: Day 8: On Doodling Instead of Taking Notes in School

Protected: Day 8: On Doodling Instead of Taking Notes in School

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Protected: Poem 7: Urban Blues

Protected: Poem 7: Urban Blues

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PAD Challenge: Ekphrastic poem

PAD Challenge: Ekphrastic poem

For those who do not choose to contact me for the password for the poems, the April 6 poem is an ekphrastic poem based on digital art by Svetlana Petrova of her cat Zarathustra in Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks.” You can see more of her art and buy posters and prints at her site, Fat Cat Art. (more…)

Protected: Poem 6: Hopper’s “Nighthawks”: Large Ginger Cat Remix

Protected: Poem 6: Hopper’s “Nighthawks”: Large Ginger Cat Remix

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