Saturday, April 25, 2015

National Poetry Month--Day 25

~Day 25~

The prompt: What does the word 'purity' make you think of?

The response:

Girls in white dresses
Balanced on lean pedestals
Just waiting to fall.


Friday, April 24, 2015

National Poetry Month--Day 24

~Day 24~

The prompt:
How would you use your wisdom and experience to help someone cope with heartbreak?

The response:

The universe knows
What we need—what's best for us,
Even if it's hard.


Thursday, April 23, 2015

National Poetry Month--Day 23

~Day 23~

The prompt:
What could you be more grateful for?

The response:
The everyday things.
Earth and air and life and love
Taken for granted.


Wednesday, April 22, 2015

National Poetry Month--Day 22

~Day 22~

The prompt:  Do you tend to feel lonely when you are alone, or are you merely in your own company?

The response:

When I'm by myself
I'm never really alone.
I am my own friend.


Tuesday, April 21, 2015

National Poetry Month--Day 21

~Day 21~

The prompt:

  Whereabouts do you tend to resent others for what they have?

The response:

Sometimes I see homes
Bigger and better than mine
Though I have it all.


Monday, April 20, 2015

National Poetry Month--Day 20

~Day 20~

The prompt: If you wanted to find a place of sanctuary right now, where would you go and why?

The response:

I would find a beach,
A mountain stream, in hopes of
Renewing spirit


Sunday, April 19, 2015

National Poetry Month--Day 19

~Day 19~

The prompt:
Who deserves the truth about your feelings right now? How would you express your truth to them if you could only say it in one sentence?

The response:

You are heading down
A very dangerous path,
And it's time to stop.