Category Archives: Additonal Poems

First Flight

First Flight   They said good-bye without waiting for the plane to take off, without waiting for me to board. I was Advertisements

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A Triolet

I’ve been experimenting with another poetic short form, the triolet. (Pronounced TREE – o – let.), which originated in medieval France. Consisting of eight lines, it looks deceptively simple. (Give a try; you’ll see what I mean.) Traditional French triolets … Continue reading

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Mercury Retrograde

This was the poem I had published in the April/May issue of The Mountain Astrologer magazine. When Earth passes the planet Mercury in its orbit, Mercury appears

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Changeling

Another challenge from the Cuyahoga County (Ohio, USA) library site for National Poetry Month was to write a poem that personifies the month of April without using any seasonal imagery and without using the words “April” or “spring.” I took … Continue reading

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Candy

I was in the candy aisle trying to decide if I wanted to indulge my sweet tooth. He stood by himself with one of those

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Another New Poem for You

As part of National Poetry Month, I have subscribed to a couple of sites that are offering a poem each day in April. One of these sites, sponsored by the Cuyahoga County (Ohio, USA) Public Library also includes a daily … Continue reading

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Reverso Poems!

Are any of you familiar with reverso poems (also known as reverse poems)? Reverso poems are written to be read both forwards and backwards. Sometimes the reverse is read word for word; more commonly it’s line for line. Often the … Continue reading

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