In Dawn’s Early Light–NaPoWriMo for Monday

Awake at 3:15 in the morning again. My dog, Buddy, and I have getting out of the bed quietly down to a fine art. We don't want to wake my husband. I wouldn't want anyone else to be awakened at this early hour, even my worst enemy, much less my husband, whom I actually like …

Sunday Poem, NaPoWriMo

I'm catching up with my weekend poems for the poem a day project through NaPoWriMo for the month of April, so please bear with me as this is the second poem of mine to be posted today! I have, through the years, tended to prefer free verse and haiku as my poetry writing style, but …

Friday, Friday

I started out my Friday in a terror and a rant. I felt all mean and jittery, and, when looking at the day ahead, simply thought, "I can't." I decided drinking coffee, and taking a hot shower, were sure to fix me up, but instead they made me glower! Then my husband said, "Oh sweetie! …

NaPoWriMo-Day One

NaPoWriMo sounds like so much fun,I'll write a poem a day and lay out in the sun.Well, probably not tomorrow, for the sun is disappearing.Warm weather is shy, you see,in the Colorado Spring.The first year I lived here,I thought spring would never come,I thought I'd freeze to death,before the lilac bushes bloomed.Never mind all of that, …