Category Archives: Poetry

poetry thursday

On Monday I read Kristin’s blog post about writing a poem (Improbable Blessings) based on a poem (What Can You Do with Day Old Bread) based on a poem (Inner City). These got me thinking, and I wrote this comment on … Continue reading

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advent meditation: a sonnet

In this post on sonnets, I promised to post the sonnet I wrote when the appropriate day arrived. This comes from Isaiah 35:1-10, the Hebrew Scripture reading for this week: Thursday, December 12, 2013 Isaiah 35:4 Say to those who … Continue reading

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30 days of gratitude day 5: sonnets

I wrote a sonnet today. It’s not brilliant, but it’s not bad. It will go in the Advent meditation book this year. I had already written two meditations, but hadn’t managed to find a sonnet in either of them. I … Continue reading

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poetry party: ode to spring

From Christine Valters Paintner at Abbey of the Arts: A Poetry Party. “Your invitation is to write an Ode to Springtime or other poetic way of honoring the gifts and call of the season.  Write a poem in celebration of … Continue reading

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poem in your pocket

Sometimes I think the National fill-in-the-blank Day/Week/Month thing has gotten out of hand. Really? National Pickle Day? But it does bring attention to things, and that can be a good thing. Especially when that thing is poetry. (Yes, I’m biased.) … Continue reading

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the time being

January in So Cal means, for us, fresh squeezed orange juice, which I don’t drink. Ever. Oranges aren’t quite broccoli; I don’t mind a little orange flavor in other foods, but I don’t care for oranges. Computerguy LOVES his orange … Continue reading

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what i wrote

The Christmas Eve FPCSB Advent Meditation is mine. Click on the link to the right (either the devotional link or my poetry link) if you’re interested. It’s a Petrarchan or Italian Sonnet. I tried to not write a sonnet, but … Continue reading

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