All posts tagged: NaPoWriMo

Meta Poem 1

I want my words to be curls of smoke that linger a cold brush of icy fingers   I want my words to be bones clinking in the night claws scratching for a fight   I want my words to be a raven’s cry in the air a creak from an old stair   I want my words to be the depths of oceans deep the shadows in your sleep   I want my words to be the blood that boils the floods that roil   the heat of flames unspoken shames   shards of ice heavy price   a mark the dark   *************** Day 28 of NaPoWriMo challenged poets to write a meta poem about poetry. Check out the open link night at Dverse for even more poetry offerings!

Abecedarian Poem 1

A Feline’s Tuesday Afternoon a black cat deftly eating flies gnats hornets in jumps keeping luring mice near opening pouncing quick running spilling tucked under vanquished with x’s yummy zzzz’s ************* Day 19 of NaPoWriMo challenged poets to write an abecedarian poem, in which there are 26 words in alphabetical order. I might’ve copped out a little at the end, but I had fun writing it!

Villanelle 3

You’re the light, you’re the light I am, I am, a little wicked You’re the night, you’re the night   Take me past our satellites Just like you said, just like you said You’re the light, you’re the light   Black out the world, I will not fight Hands red, hands red You’re the night, you’re the night   On the edge of the highest heights The fire, the fire, you have fed You’re the light, you’re the light   You make things hazy, you make things right It goes to my head, it goes to my head You’re the night, you’re the night   Together we can burn bright Just like you said, just like you said You’re the light, you’re the light You’re the night, you’re the night   ********** Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt was a tall order: write a villanelle using words from an existing piece of work, incorporating two opposing phrases. I was excited for the challenge though, I love writing villanelles, and was already looking for inspiration to write one for Dverse’s …

Senryu 16

my fingers retreat and curl into the warm spot your hand abandoned ********** Today’s challenge for NaPoWriMo was to write a sad poem with simple words, using this poem by Craig Morgan Teicher as an example. I hope I succeeded!