Category Archives: Poetry

Clematis

I cannot improve ‘pon the glory of these blooms Shining in the sun

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N+7 Poem

Today’s Daily Create challenge is to: Write a poem using the N+7 form, conceived of by the French poets of the Oulipo movement. Choose a text, such as Elizabeth Bishop’s “One Art,” and replace each noun in that text with the noun occurring … Continue reading

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Frog Song

Rushing to do the daily create today in between marking and cooking tea, as it’s one I suggested and I think it’s fun! My family and friends will know of my lifelong love of frogs, so here is a very … Continue reading

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John John Johnston Johnston

Today’s Daily Create jogged a memory. #ds106 #dailycreate #tdc1592 Make a poem about johnjohnston https://t.co/ymweyfqTik pic.twitter.com/rbj7eDBD4l — ds106 Daily Create (@ds106dc) May 18, 2016 So here’s my adaptation of Disobedience by A. A. Milne John John Johnston Johnston Weatherby George DuPree Took … Continue reading

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Feb 14th Rhizopoem

Ginger’s a rhizome An iris is too Some irises are pink But this one is blue       flickr photo by tanakawho shared under a Creative Commons (BY-NC) license

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An autumn leaf

This postcard arrived through my door a couple of weeks ago. I’d seen Anna making them while participating in a Google Hangout and I was thrilled to see that one had made it all the way from the states. I … Continue reading

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Elfje: My Little 11 poem

This elfje poem is inspired by @ronald_2008s blog post for part of Digital Writing Month Look A frog Under that stone Jumping in the water SPLASH flickr photo by public.resource.org http://flickr.com/photos/publicresourceorg/493790768 shared under a Creative Commons (PD) license

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My poem as a book

I’m still playing, in odd moments, with my little poems written as a response to Sheri’s Identity Shattering challenge. Today Kevin used Storybird to make a story about his poem so I thought I’d try it as well. I think that … Continue reading

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Breaking poems

Yesterday I broke Kevin’s poem for him. I didn’t mean to, but I put it through QuotesCover which uglified it and broke the line spacing. Kevin responded with this. I’d already been playing with Susan’s challenge, so I thought I’d break … Continue reading

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ReMEDIAte my poem again

Another attempt to manipulate my poem into an image. This time I’ve used Tagxedo – another tool I’d never used before (note: uses Silverlight, so I had to use Firefox, not my beloved Chrome – hmmm, I wonder if folk will be … Continue reading

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