Parts of My Beautiful Days|NaPoWriMo Day 20

Ketchup on crackers, hugs and loud laughter, pickles and dew drops, and icy Coke after. Sunshine and kisses, snowflakes and rain, these are all parts of my beautiful days. © Elaine Wood-Lane 4/20/15 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ And now for our prompt (optional, as always). Today, I challenge to write a poem that states the things you know. …

Creative Blogger Award Catch Up

I have been so caught up in NaPoWriMo and writing a poem a day through this month, that I have been quite remiss in following up on a great honor a fellow blogger gave me on April 3rd. Nicky at: https://sailingpenguin.wordpress.com nominated me for the Creative Blogger Award! (Please go visit her site! She is …

Woman’s Life Landay|NaPoWriMo Day 19

Why must a woman's life be so hard? Because she bears the future in her soul, body, heart. © Elaine Wood-Lane 4/20/15 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ And for today’s prompt (optional, as always!), I’d like to challenge you to write a landay. Landays are 22-syllable couplets, generally rhyming. The form comes from Afghanistan, where women often use it …