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
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!
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
Inspired by Robert Frost It goes on my dear It goes on no matter what Even if you feel cheated Even if you are treated unfairly It goes on So you must go on Today will be tomorrow before you know it and tomorrow we never know how it will turn out only thing for sure … Continue reading Inspired by Robert Frost
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
I cannot believe that almost a whole year has passed since I wrote my first post for Poemattic. One hundred and eighty-one posts later, I feel like I have shared so much with my faithful 101 followers thus far. I have learned so much from other WordPress bloggers . It is like I have taken a year-long course. I want to thank all my followers. … Continue reading Happy Birthday Poemattic!
Happy New Year to all WordPress Bloggers. I want to thank all my followers and I hope to continue to attract your attention to my poems and photographs. I have enjoyed my experience with WordPress and look forward to the New Year. I want to send a shout out to my family and wish them all a very Happy New Year! Overall I hope that … Continue reading 2012 in review
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
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!
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
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
Here are this week’s Quotable Quotes: I want to thank my fellow Word Press Bloggers for being such a great source of inspiration. … Continue reading WordPress Bloggers Quotable 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
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