National Poetry Month doin’s

I have been SO BUSY doingΒ  poetic things this month, I have forgotten to let you guys know what *I* am doing

  1. Going to a poetry slam later this week, not sure what I will read yet. (I’ll let you know how it goes)
  2. I have been posting a poetry prompt EVERY DAY over at Poetry Pasta (
  3. An unexpected call from a friend and poet, Ed πŸ™‚Β  Got a book of his poetry from years ago. Gave him a copy of …details…
  4. Discovered a poet, Scott Thomas Outlar on Youtube πŸ™‚
  5. Participating in the 30 for 30 contest (by Mike Maggio)

Catching up…

I’m still inviting poetry prompts from you guys πŸ™‚ Here are poetry prompts 1-3 from Poetry Pasta:


April 1, 2017Β  Prompt #1 – not funny

His serious face (5)
He is the cat of Judgement (7)
This is not funny (5)


April 2, 2017Β Β  Poetry Prompt #2 – patience

learned it in line
at the post office

need it for work
need it for family

Axel Rose
sang about it

If I can’t
have you right now,
I’ll wait here.


April 3, 2017Β  Poetry Prompt #3 – Write about your father or father figure

once gave
a poem
Father’s Day
when I was

once gave
writing on green paper
Father’s Day
when I was

I liked
that song
Father Figure
when it came out
when I was


The poem “The Writer” by Richard Wilbur



Father Figure by George Michael

An apology

I have not updated this page with any new poetry since summer of last year.

I am still paying poetic attention. It’s Black History month, read some Maya Angelou or Langston Hughes.Β  There might be posts here for Women’s History month (that it is in MARCH does not escape me).

Check out the Poetry Pasta Facebook page for calls for submissions, poetry and writing cartoons, articles and pictures.You are always welcome to post your poems on our FB page

Stay tuned … πŸ™‚