Parts of My Beautiful Days|NaPoWriMo Day 20

Ketchup on crackers, hugs and loud laughter, pickles and dew drops, and icy Coke after. Sunshine and kisses, snowflakes and rain, these are all parts of my beautiful days. © Elaine Wood-Lane 4/20/15 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ And now for our prompt (optional, as always). Today, I challenge to write a poem that states the things you know. … Continue reading Parts of My Beautiful Days|NaPoWriMo Day 20

Woman’s Life Landay|NaPoWriMo Day 19

Why must a woman's life be so hard? Because she bears the future in her soul, body, heart. © Elaine Wood-Lane 4/20/15 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ And for today’s prompt (optional, as always!), I’d like to challenge you to write a landay. Landays are 22-syllable couplets, generally rhyming. The form comes from Afghanistan, where women often use it … Continue reading Woman’s Life Landay|NaPoWriMo Day 19