Monthly Archives: April 2016

Day 10 :: 30 Poems in 30 Days April 2016

Pottery, April 10, 2016 I have not been quiet about the struggle I am having with writing during this project and I’ve been spending a lot of time considering – Why. I’ve come up with more than one reason, a … Continue reading

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Day 09 :: 30 Poems in 30 Days April 2016

At I, April 9, 2016 I returned to the park to write. I sat in my station wagon, in the back seat that faces out. The window was flipped open but I was parked into the wind so the rain … Continue reading

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Day 08 :: 30 Poems in 30 Days April 2016

April 8, 2016 He Let Me Fall In the wake of yesterday’s epiphany, I realize that this will not be an easy transition. Again today, I sat for hours struggling with finding the poetry. It doesn’t worry me, it actually … Continue reading

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Day 07 :: 30 Poems in 30 Days April 2016

April 7, 2016, Something For a long time I sat and wrote, trying very hard to produce a poem. I was struggling to get into the poetry frame of mind. What happened was that I wrote eight pages of self-actualization … Continue reading

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Day 06 :: 30 Poems in 30 Days April 2016

Today’s poem I sat in the wind. It just thrashed around me. I had gone to the place where the park attendant had said there were pelicans but as I sat there I had a feeling come over me. I … Continue reading

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Day 05 :: 30 Poems in 30 Days April 2016

April 5, 2016, Silence Chirps So today I drove to Wolf Creek State Park, backed up to the trees, opened the hatch and sat in the glorious human silence, listening only to the birds. The only bird I saw was … Continue reading

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Day 04 :: 30 Poems in 30 Days April 2016

April 4, 2016 One Hour I am beginning to see a theme with my time. When its not the most convenient or comfortable situation, its important to continue. I am really conjuring time and energy from where and when I … Continue reading

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Day 03 :: 30 Poems in 30 Days April 2016

April 3, 2016 Water Need I don’t think I realized how preoccupied I’ve been with daily life. Until today, when I decided to write my poem on my lunch break knowing I would be creative zapped at the end of … Continue reading

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Day 02 :: 30 Poems in 30 Days April 2016

April 2, 2016 Bowling Time Day two and already I’m feeling the burn. Its been a full day of everything but poetry, or sitting down for poetry writing. I’ll say it like that because I believe that poetry is an … Continue reading

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Day 01 :: 30 Poems in 30 Days April 2016

Beginning the challenge of writing 30 poems in 30 days felt unversed. I sat down to write and it seemed the scope of the project weighed too heavy on me. I couldn’t think. I couldn’t feel. I was paralyzed with … Continue reading

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