Category Archives: Un-rhyming

MARIA’S DILEMMA

I’m cheating on this second post for The Sunday Whirl’s wordle #33, http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/2011/12/04/wordle-33/, with the words: amorous, subtle, inkling, laden, genuflect, vanilla, mission, bark, crusted, precipice, December and trivet. I thought they were the most difficult words yet and the … Continue reading

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AH, DECEMBER

The Sunday Whirl, for wordle #33, subjected us with the most difficult words ever. They are: amorous, subtle, inkling, laden, genuflect, vanilla, mission, bark, crusted, precipice, December and trivet. I tried to take them in any direction other than baking, … Continue reading

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WHEN WE TALK

The music for each of the nocturnes can be found at http://www.tropicalglen.com/Jukebox/Genre/Classical/ChannelClassical.html Nocturne #4 Written to: Gounod – Ave Maria (Meditation on Prelude No. 1 of Bach) WHEN WE TALK by Mike Patrick When we talk at night our voices … Continue reading

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THE DANCE

The music for each of the nocturnes can be found at http://www.tropicalglen.com/Jukebox/Genre/Classical/ChannelClassical.html Nocturne #3 THE DANCE written to the music of Faure – Pavane by Mike Patrick Somehow, he is more than a snowman. His tiny stick arms seem to … Continue reading

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EVENING’S SILENCE

Nocturne #2 EVENING’S SILENCE Written to Chopin – Nocturne in B flat minor Op.9 No.1 by Mike Patrick In evening’s silence we tiptoe from the house and leave mankind’s lights behind. In the upper field, we sit on a wooden … Continue reading

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IMMATERIAL SOULS?

Kenia, in her Wednesday Challenge for Imaginary Garden with Real Toads, http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/2011/11/kenias-wednesday-challenge_30.html, challenges us to write a metaphysical poem from one of the metaphysical questions linked in her posting. I chose question #48: Do humans involve immaterial souls? IMMATERIAL SOULS? … Continue reading

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WHILE WAITING

The words for The Sunday Whirl’s http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/2011/11/27/wordle-32/ Wordle #32 are: rush, mellow, gullible, rustle, smug, shudder, fulcrum, sunshine, ruddy, untidy, subliminal, and spinning. They proved to be very difficult for me with the words ‘fulcrum, subliminal’ and ‘ruddy’ driving me … Continue reading

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THIS OLD HOUSE

Viv in France wrote a poem yesterday, http://vivinfrance.wordpress.com/2011/11/20/changes-for-dverse-poets/, that haunted me from the moment I read it. I tried to ignore it. I tried to work on my novel, but it refused to go away. To truly understand the poem, … Continue reading

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REFLECTIVE FIRE

Again, the Sunday Whirl, http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/, came up with a wonderful set of words for Wordle #31. The words are: diamond, mindless, spark, fires, ice, smolder, oblivious, sky, silence, planet, trapped and drowned. It was pleasant to write on a lighter … Continue reading

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PROUDLY HE WALKED

The Sunday Whirl, for wordle #30, http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/2011/11/13/wordle-30/, proved to be difficult until the words ‘bees’ and ‘coral’ jumped out at me. Then my muse took over and I realized I would have to make this a belated Veterans’ Day tribute. … Continue reading

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