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NaPoWriMo #21: rites of passage

April 21st, 2009 8 Comments

I suppose learning something new can be a rite of passage (Read Write Poem), but the main inspiration came from this TED Talk by Margaret Wertheim. Old Dog Today I learned that frilly things, coral reefs, sea slugs, lettuce leaves, display a geometry more complex than a mere line or a sphere, and that this […]

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NaPoWriMo #19: friendship

April 20th, 2009 1 Comment

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NaPoWriMo #15: instead of…

April 15th, 2009 8 Comments

Today’s Read Write Poem topic was to make a list poem of things we do when we procrastinate, when we are not doing the thing we are supposed to be doing. The ultimate listmaker was Sei Shonagon, the 10th century Japanese courtesan. So here is a prose poem ala The Pillow Book. Things I Am […]

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NaPoWriMo #4 – fresh paint or make up

April 4th, 2009 8 Comments

Today’s prompt was to look for the names of paint or cosmetic colors and use them in a poem. I have two poems. As always, they are rough drafts. The first is another ‘massacre of suns‘ poem using the colors Peacock’s Tail and Thorny Branch. tattered as a peacock’s tail my rainbow hangs from a […]

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