Tag Archives: Age

Built For Two

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Bicycles, Tricycles, or Unicycles (posted by Susan) Your Challenge: There are far fewer poems with a cycling motif than there should be. Let’s fix that! “Get a bicycle. You will not regret it. If you … Continue reading

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Comfort

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge-Day 1 Write a reminiscing poem. Only a five year-old would race down a hill side, and crash into a bee. Me, forgetting ripe blackberries waiting to be picked. I wanted to lick my … Continue reading

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Who’s That Woman?

Written for: Poets United Midweek Motif~Mirror You pull your skin Back taut. You say, I ought to have a face- Lift;you know you will Not. I see you try To peer at me without Your glasses. Your face Nearly passes … Continue reading

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Uncomplicated Years

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Nostalgia The word “nostalgia” comes from two Greek roots, nostos meaning ‘return home’ and algia ‘longing’. However neither poetry nor politics birthed the term, rather it came from ‘medicine’. In the seventeenth century nostalgia was … Continue reading

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Leaving On A High Note

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #286 Words:  challenge, face, half, melody, rag, resound, rhythms, root, song, stool, unusual, upright Age resounds in each bone and muscle. Not unusual that her famous face falls a bit loosely now, as do her … Continue reading

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Woman, Grown

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1121, Growth […] “There I was, being reborn, wanting to be bathed both inside and out by the immense sun that was shining and that was asking me to continue to grow more.” […] (Source: The Pilgrimage … Continue reading

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Each Year

Written for: Poetic Asides #378 – Write a something new poem. I will reach a new age in March– bitter pill to swallow. Six months later I can say what’s new will have aged.

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Unraveling

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 27 Write a falling apart poem. Falling Apart Losing Limberness Illnesses Not General All Peculiar And Resist Treatment

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Musical Notes

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – #204 Times They Are A-Changing If you pay any attention to the world, it is apparent that times are changing. A lot is changing. This week we enter into a thankful time on Thanksgiving Day … Continue reading

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Extremities

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – An Etheree Extremities Hands and feet always cold, at least my heart is warm in winter. Circulation, you say, and you are probably right despite fact that I deny it. My advancing age most likely plays … Continue reading

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