Haikubes: Playing with Poetry #playingwithpoetryNPM 22/30

This month, I’m tagging along with Christie, Margaret, Jone, Mary Lee, and other writers to play with poetry for National Poetry Writing Month. I’ll be creating poems using haikubes, metaphor dice, magnet poetry, paint chips and anything else that catches my fancy. I’ve tried to play with the haikubes a few times, and nothing has come of it aside from cats…

Haikube Poetry: Playing with Poetry #playingwithpoetryNPM 10/30

This month, I’m tagging along with Christie, Margaret, Jone, Mary Lee, and other writers to play with poetry for National Poetry Writing Month. I’ll be creating poems using haikubes, metaphor dice, magnet poetry, paint chips and anything else that catches my fancy. Today, I tried haikubes for the first time. The first words I saw were parallel and journey, so I…

Lap Cats: A Photo Essay Slice of Life #sol19 21/31

Now that my mother has her new (my old) iPhone, we have gotten into the habit of texting each other with cat photos every morning. A “here’s the status of my lap, what about yours?” kind of thing. As soon as I settle myself on the chaise–and sometimes before I’m settled–cats are claiming their space…