Archive | April 12, 2010

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Black Out – A Poetic Exercise


My new favorite writer’s blog, The Pencil Sharpener, is sharpening my skills in the poetry department. Today’s exercise is to find a short poem, completely cross out all but the fifth word and see what remains. The exercise is completed by rewriting a poem around those words in the genre of your choice. I found […]

A Birthday Limerick for Denyse


Happy Birthday to my cousin Neysie You’re as close to my heart as you’ll ever be. At 11:11 Go to sleep. Dream of heaven In your pajamas oh so fleecy. . . . . Love you!