Tag Archive: poem

Ronovan Writes Décima Poetry Prompt : Street

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Ronovan Writes Décima Poetry Challenge Prompt No. 66: (STREET) in the C rhyme line. If you want to participate, here’s the link:  RONOVAN WRITES  QUICK DESCRIPTION OF HOW TO WRITE A DÉCIMA: There are 10… Continue reading

A word & a poem

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  A word & a poem from my son. He is the serious poet in the family, and he will be sending me more poems during the year to publish on my blog.… Continue reading

Poetry : An Ode To Friendship

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Finishing Line Press has published my son’s newest book of poetry! I’m trying to convince him to publish a poem on my blog at least once a month. If you’d like to see… Continue reading

Hindsight

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  We utter, “Why didn’t I see that coming?” Puzzle pieces of our lives assemble without a guide, …or do they? Witness the anger stop as if a page turned to the next… Continue reading

Language : A river of words

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    Language:  A river of words flowing from mouth to mind, a verbal sculpture. . Language tortures:  The never-ending drip… drip… dripping of acidity. “What’s wrong with you?  You’re making no sense!”… Continue reading

Inner battles

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  War. Who isn’t waging it inside? Name one person without an angel on one shoulder and a devil on the other. War begins from the time we’re told, “NO!” We struggle with… Continue reading

Ruins

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The library of Alexandria burns. We surf for information Starved of knowledge.   Atlantis sweeps away ruins of history. Reimagined priests worship Brahman’s sacrifice.   Ten thousand years, Sahara’s secrets waited. We bury… Continue reading

Ronovan Writes Décima & Haiku poetry challenge :

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DÉCIMA: 10 lines of poetry that rhyme. 8 syllables per line.   SET RHYMING PATTERN: ABBAACCDDC OR  two stanzas of ABBA/ACCDDC. THE CHALLENGE WORD:  (CONTRAST) in the A rhyme line. HAIKU:  3 lines.  5 syllables in the… Continue reading

Reflections of life

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Life will become what it is, my time a flash of tiny light dancing in a celestial stream. . Why fear death when the prison of body falls away? We soar above the… Continue reading

Ronovan Writes poetry challenges: Décima : Gift. Haiku : Foolish.

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THE QUICK DESCRIPTION OF HOW TO WRITE A DÉCIMA: There are 10 lines of poetry that rhyme. 8 syllables per line. There is a SET RHYMING PATTERN we must stick to. ABBAACCDDC OR  two stanzas of ABBA/ACCDDC. Décima … Continue reading