Author: mteria

Poem A Day, Day 14

What’d I tell ya about not actually doing a poem a day? I’m back. Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt was to “write a poem that takes the form of the opening scene of the movie of your...

Poem a Day, Day 5

Today's NaPoWriMo prompt was to to write a poem about a mythical person or creature doing something unusual. Bren (my creative director) suggested "when dragons go bowling." I wrote this for JP (when she's old...

Poem a Day, Day 4

Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt was to write a poem in the form of a poetry prompt. I don’t think mine is going to help anybody. 😉 Step 1 Approach the keyboard, hesitate. Spin around, stop! Double-take...

Poem a Day, Day 3

The NaPoWriMo prompt today was a glosa, where you take four lines from another poem and use those lines to end each respective stanza (first line = end of first stanza, etc). I had a...

Poem a Day, Day 2

April is Poem a Day month according to both Writer’s Digest (WD) and NaPoWriMo (NP). I doubt I’ll actually do a poem a day, but I thought it’d be fun to dip into the prompts—maybe...

Bathrobe Journal

My dad retired from the Foreign Service to become a Gentleman of Leisure (he literally had business cards printed with that title). As a gag retirement gift, his co-workers got him a gaudy loungin’ robe...