National Poetry Month: Les Poèmes Finaux (#28,29,30)

The final three poems. It's been wonderful sharing this poetic April with you. Whether it was something I wrote or a classic, beloved piece, I was reminded of my enduring love of poetry, and I hope you were, too. Sometimes we moved in sync with the month, sometimes pieces came at you in bulk, like today. [...]

National Poetry Month: Le Poème #27

Is she posting in real time? Yes, dear reader, your eyes do not deceive you. A poem for the actual day. Stranger things have happened. I wrote this yesterday. Yay to moments of inspiration while waiting for a cardio class to begin. I should tell you that I'm a big fan of allegory. In artwork, [...]

National Poetry Month: Le Grand Poème (because we’re a bit behind…)

And by "we", I refer solely to myself. Of course, if you'd like to take the blame along with me, please, feel free. Yeah, so the last poem upload was ages ago (life, life, life) and now I have to catch up from #18-today, #26. So I thought I'd post the longest poem I've ever [...]

National Poetry Month: Les Poèmes (#11, 12, 13)

Playing catch-up. These are all classics that I've loved since I laid eyes on them. This Is Just to Say  William Carlos Williams (#11) I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox and which you were probably saving for breakfast Forgive me they were delicious so sweet and so cold Harlem Langston Hughes [...]