NaPoWriMo: Day 4 – Returning Home

4:05pmWednesday,Parking lot nearly vacantDaydreaming its own fantasies.Early evening inDecember,Quiet as leavesScrape the cold groundBrittle then,Gone now. 4:18pmBranches quiverIn a light wind againstThe changes of night. 4:44pmFull moonRounded pale,Knocking at my Rolled up window. 4:55pmLayered pretty,White tops andPink shine tracingCloud's belly,My favorite winter type. 4:59pmTown streetlamps,Christmas strands coiled in trees,Traffic lights,Brake lights, headlightsFlickered, strobed, and glowed. … Continue reading NaPoWriMo: Day 4 – Returning Home

NaPoWriMo: Day 3 – Seashell

Sea breezeWaltzedAcross the freckledSurface,The rigid and the smooth.Beige textileLike the skin of a CantaloupeFound in Seaside markets.Spiraling delicatelyLike the ones attached toFront porch chimesClanging belowPeriwinkle skies. Catching sunAnd umbrella shade,Kissing the cornersOf towels,Squinting above sandLike alligator eyes,Crocodile spectacles. Pieces andFragmentsOf the ocean,Whirling in tidesLike globes.

NaPoWriMo: Day 2 – Penny

Millions of copper discsNot just in cosmosBut in pockets.Slipping in and outOf leather wallets,An afterthought.Blipping againstLuxuriously nominalCompanions. The storyShe liked to reciteIs that she rolledOff a ship's deckIn the Atlantic,Sliding throughSea breezeDipping into theWavy azure. Riding the tides,The sand retrievedGently coaxingTo dry groundAs twinkle-toedChildren ran pastHer subtle glint. Picked upBy a salty palmFingers drenchedIn sunshine,Gently … Continue reading NaPoWriMo: Day 2 – Penny

NaPoWriMo: Day 1 – Sky Light

Sky light,Tailored textileSewn fromCerulean warbler feathers,Glossed in sapphire liquor. A cloth wrapping &DividingWalking, breathing, sleepingCellsFrom everything elseGalactically. We are flakesOf colorful dust,Maneuvering specklesLinear, forwardLike satellites. The smoothThe sleekThe silk.The farThe distantThe away.

Tips For National Poetry Writing Month

If this is your first year participating in National Poetry Writing Month, then you've come to the right place. Or if you are hoping to make this NaPoWriMo the best yet, then this blog post will also serve you well. Below, are tips to help you write, promote, and publish your NaPoWriMo work. But first … Continue reading Tips For National Poetry Writing Month

My Goals For National Poetry Writing Month

It is just about that time of year again when National Poetry Writing Month will soon be underway. Thinking about my participation for the first time last year, I feel rather nostalgic. Back in 2019, it was my first time participating in NaPoWriMo. It also was one of the most rewarding experiences I've had as … Continue reading My Goals For National Poetry Writing Month