Traveling Sonnet/NaPoWriMo Day 23

Along the roadway we shall quickly go, but do we travel on little by-lanes or straight interstates for much quicker gains? Whichever is quicker to our Milo! As we go, we see the peaks’ highest highs, and then the lows with changes in terrain- highest mountains, low valleys and flat plains. Still our little greenContinue reading “Traveling Sonnet/NaPoWriMo Day 23”

Earth Day/NaPoWriMo Day 22

On Sunday this week, this yard was covered in snow, and today, it’s covered in gold. The seasons, they fly by, as we grow old, and yet there are still days ahead with surprises untold. When I was a child, I recall streets filled with trash, and rivers with sludge, the skies were often theContinue reading “Earth Day/NaPoWriMo Day 22”

Buddy-Best Friend/NaPoWriMo Day 20

Kibble eater, Pizza lover, Professional beggar, Attentive listener, Armchair confidante, Security detail, Blanket hog, Puppy love, Buddy-best friend. © D. Elaine Wood-Lane 4/20/16 Today’s challenge was to think of a single thing or person (a house, your grandmother, etc), and then write a poem that consists of kenning-like descriptions of that thing or person. ForContinue reading “Buddy-Best Friend/NaPoWriMo Day 20”

Soft and Heavy/NaPoWriMo Day 19

Soft as downy feathers, the world covered in snow, like a winter wonderland, though it be spring. The snow was heavy, and the weight of a breeze, a moment of sunshine, and the snow started falling, off of the trees. Soft as downy feathers, and as pure as white snow, I rocked my sweet babies,Continue reading “Soft and Heavy/NaPoWriMo Day 19”

West Texas Twang/NaPoWriMo Day 18

Doris Elaine Wood! Where in the world are you? It’s gettin’ dark out there and supper’s ready! I’m comin’, I’m comin’ Mother! I was down the street at Sonya’s. When I call you to supper, I better not have to call you again! What were y’all doin’ anyway? We were just watchin’ the sun set.Continue reading “West Texas Twang/NaPoWriMo Day 18”

Living In A Castle/NaPoWriMo Day 16

The castle walls are cold, even though it is fairly hot And humid outside. I’m dressed in four layers from the inside out, and still my fingers have grown stiff from writing for so long. I uncurl my fingers from around the quill I’m holding, applying a sprinkle of sand over my writing to blotContinue reading “Living In A Castle/NaPoWriMo Day 16”

Spring Time Weather/NaPoWriMo Day 14

Spring time weather, No matter where you are, Is always full of surprises. Today it will be heaven, 74 and fair, Saturday it will be snowy, Windy and cold, Full of Arctic air. I have flowers to plant, Flowers to save, Why oh why can’t We just keep The nice days? © Elaine Wood-Lane 4/14/16Continue reading “Spring Time Weather/NaPoWriMo Day 14”

Monday, Monday/NaPoWriMo Day 11

Monday, Monday, how many of you have I lived in my lifetime? You’re not blue like you used to be, nor red either! In my blue Monday days, thinking of going to work made me, well, blue! In my red Monday days, I started feeling anxious and angry on Sunday afternoons. Mondays are now rosyContinue reading “Monday, Monday/NaPoWriMo Day 11”