A Found Poem – Closing National Poetry Month


  A Found Poem   Flightless wings know very well Authenticity lives in death The song of May reminds us that Mother’s Day is near and a Mother’s fear grows more today Because The Promised Land no longer sows Bluebells in the sunshine Beside the old Trail of Hope Where I used to collect my dreams one by one But despite the awful things That … Continue reading A Found Poem – Closing National Poetry Month

Happy Anniversary to Poemattic!


It has been two years since I joined WordPress and the fascinating world of blogging. The experience has been most gratifying and I have been inspired by so many of my followers and readers. I am proud to be among such profound thinkers, peacemakers, lovers of the arts, photographers, and all others who share their day-to-day experiences and the rigors of life. I have cried … Continue reading Happy Anniversary to Poemattic!

Poetry Challenge – Write a Holiday Tanka Poem


I have participated in several challenges offered by WordPress bloggers. This week I decided to present a challenge. The challenge is to write a tanka Poem. What is a tanka? According to Poets.org: “The Japanese tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line. A form of waka, Japanese song or verse, tanka translates as “short song,” and is better known in … Continue reading Poetry Challenge – Write a Holiday Tanka Poem

Another Award to Cherish


I was bestowed this award for simply following the stories of a mother who stood by her adult daughter with great courage and passion for life. Unfortunately the daughter lost her battle with the illness that debilitated her. Tersia Burger’s courage is not one to be measured but a measure to aspire. I applaud her unconditional love for her beautiful daughter. It must have been … Continue reading Another Award to Cherish

26 Acts of Kindness


Poemattic believes deeply in the concepts of Acts of Kindness or Passing it Forward. We are proposing that WordPress bloggers and their followers join us in the 26 Acts of kindness movement by writing poems about kindness, fostering kindness, illustrating kindness or demonstrating kindness simply by writing a 26 word poem and sending it to Poemattic to publicize. Poemattic will post all types of formats … Continue reading 26 Acts of Kindness

Blog of the Year 2012 Award Nomination – WOW!


I am so thrilled that someone took time out to acknowledge my blog and nominate it for Blog of the Year 2012 Award. I read many blogs every week. I learn from them and some inspire me to keep writing but more importantly the more I read the more I understand the purpose of writing and my purpose. I love the English language and languages in … Continue reading Blog of the Year 2012 Award Nomination – WOW!

WordPress Blogger’s Quotable Quotes


These are the quotes I want to share with you. There are so many bloggers out there that have such talent and write to lift the spirit. There are many more who are so creative in presenting their photography and other artistic forms of expression. Thanks for sharing your deep thoughts, life’s philosophy and personal experiences. I look forward to reading WordPress bloggers everyday. Happy … Continue reading WordPress Blogger’s Quotable Quotes

Lovely Blog Award Nomination


  I am happy to report that Poemattic.WordPress.com has received a nomination for the Lovely Blog Award. I was nominated by http://tersiaburger.com. I want to take this opportunity to thank her. I also ask my followers to send good energy her way for her daughter is battling serious illness. I believe in the power generated by well wishers, call it prayer or whatever else. It … Continue reading Lovely Blog Award Nomination

Word Press Bloggers Quotes of the Week


  Quotes of the week: From: Browsery – http://browsery.tumblr.com/post/29550801505/in-one-sense-reading-is-a-great-waste-of-time-in “Did I mention supreme joy? That is why I read: I want everything to be okay. That’s why I read when I was a lonely kid and that’s why I read now that I’m a scared adult. Mary Ruefle (via arkoftheache)” From: http://xenogirl.com/2012/07/27/a-letter-from-my-future-self/ A Letter from My Future Self “There is a rare joy in reading … Continue reading Word Press Bloggers Quotes of the Week

WordPress Blogger Quotes of the Week


These are some quotes from blogs I read and find interesting, inspiring and curious.  I will post quotes every week. Please send me your favorite quotes from fellow bloggers on WordPress.  Fresh and Quotable Quotes From WordPress Bloggers From: http://thelivingnotebook.wordpress.com/2012/08/05/does-your-writing-pass-the-bechdel-test/ “Thus the “Bechdel Test” was born as a sort of litmus test to find out how much Hollywood directors really cared about their female characters.” Check … Continue reading WordPress Blogger Quotes of the Week