Out of The Hat

Making the Ordinary, Extraordinary

Rosy Outlook

The world is alive and bright right now. I dread returning to a Winter anything like the last, full of peacoats and runny noses and bodies that just could not … Continue reading

August 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Summer

Summer comes in bright and yellow, bright bobbing flowers call out “Hello!” For cheer is here in this sunny world, and black eyed susans join in accord. What do you … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Very Inspiring Poets

Very Inspiring Poet Award I posted the first edition of this poetry blog award here.  I’ll admit it, that post was written in my first year of blogging, and I … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Teenagers

Comes in like the plague Clear out the pantry Leave with new mudprints I don’t know about you, but this looks like an average dinner to me a few years … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Fare Thee Well My Friend

Here I swim around. Fun is hardly found ’round here. No friends and rare food. That may be the life of the sad beta fish above, but a much larger … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Snow

Snow, snow, snow. Snow that falls in drifts and creeps into my heart, snow that you ball up but promptly falls apart. Snow that swirls and moves as the wind … Continue reading

February 8, 2014 · 4 Comments

Dunegrass

In sunlight and starlight they sit by the sea They look at the ocean, And they look at me. They dance and sway with the whims of the wind, They … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

Snow

Snow. Drifting, Falling. Twists and turns, leaps and bounds, snow balls whizzing through the air. Winter. Snow takes you there. And when it is cold, And the fire is cozy, … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Poetry Badges

Existing Poetry Badges+Competitions in the Blogosphere I like badges. They are shiny, and they make you feel good. Badges are those little things that say, “Yes, Ive done something with … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 9 Comments

Time

In distance is time, In time is pleasure, in waiting and thinking we find a great treasure. Patience is found in time, time is found in life, so we have … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

The pen that Hovers

Always doth my pen hover As I shelter from frightful weather. There I wait, A drop falls. Still my muse Refuses to call. How can I correct Spent ink all … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Ragin` Road

All the little bugs scuttle around fighting, shoving, pushing the competition out of the lane. One little girl loses her ball, she chases her ball, she steps foot in the … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Drive To Write

I love responding to blog challenges. They challenge me, and they make me feel like eventually I will have someone respond to some of my challenges. Even better, I have … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · 6 Comments

Haiku

I`d be the first to admit that I`m scared of haikus. I used to be quite proud of my ability to use the short and strict form to make something … Continue reading

June 12, 2013 · 9 Comments

Poetry Challenge Week: Day 7

I know, it seems a little weird to have the week end on a Friday. On the other hand, Im sure the second you get out of work, it feels … Continue reading

June 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

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