I remember . . .

The prompt for NaPoWriMo  for the 29th was to write a poem with lines that began with the words “I remember” and see where it takes you.  This is where it took me:

Yellowbird by Meg Kirkwood

Yellowbird by Meg Kirkwood

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Driveway Moment

You never know what wonderful things you will hear on public radio.

Driveway Moment by Meg Kirkwood

Driveway Moment by Meg Kirkwood

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the black fly

After a trip to New England recently, I began to remember black fly season.  Inspiration comes from strange places.

the black fly by meg kirkwood

the black fly by meg kirkwood

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NaPoWriMo 25

The prompt for day 25 of NaPoWriMo was to write a poem beginning with a line from another poem.  I was going to skip it, and then all of a sudden, this popped in to my head.   Thank you to Ogden Nash for his poem, “The Jellyfish”.

Jellyfish by Meg Kirkwood

Jellyfish by Meg Kirkwood

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Shakespeare Sonnet 2016

The NaPoWriMo prompt for yesterday, in honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, was to write a sonnet.  So here is my first sonnet:

Shakespeare Sonnet 2016 by Meg Kirkwood

Shakespeare Sonnet 2016 by Meg Kirkwood

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The Sweetness of Dogs

Mary Oliver is a Pulitzer Prize winning author.  This poem is a lovely example.  You can read more in her beautiful book, Dog Songs.

The Sweetness of Dogs by Mary Oliver

The Sweetness of Dogs by Mary Oliver

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In Flight

Another Monday, another flight.  But because its Poetry Month, this travel day generated a poem.

In Flight by Meg Kirkwood

In Flight by Meg Kirkwood

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