Tag Archive: Country Folks

Apr
10

Prompts and ponies

Toy horse © Ellen Wade Beals, 2014

Hey there — it’s Poetry Month!  Are you looking for inspiration?  Consider these sites that will help if you have writer’s block. Karen Craigo’s Better View of the Moon has been featuring prompts all month; when it is not Poetry Month, Karen writes about other topics of interest to writers. Marty McConnell’s Fierce Voice, which …

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Nov
01

Hunger by Laura Rodley

Falling Leaves © Laura Rodley, 2016

Hunger Does the maple leaf hunger for the sun, shaking hands with its light, the light that turns the maples’ leaves to rusty orange, heavy with color, so heavy they drop? Does the cardinal hunger for its mate, how they are never more than twenty feet away from each other, the wind of their flight, …

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Aug
22

Guest Post: Laura Rodley “Gateway”

Crecopia © Laura Rodley, 2016

Gateway Gateway to heaven, Cecropia flits to my doorway, flaps her wings, Morse code from God, life everlasting, she lays her full body against my brass doorknob. Her journey is done, her wings are tattered, she will lay her eggs and disappear. Like all faith, she is ephemeral and falls down from the skies. How …

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Jul
18

Guest post: Laura Rodley “Luna”

Luna by Laura Rodley © 2016

Luna Sure sign of summer, the pale translucence of the luna’s green wings, the green of emerging blades of grass, or new rose leaves. How such delicacy battles her way through thunderstorms, clouds, the dust of a dry summer, how her path is unerring; she returns every time, not herself, but a replica, someone born …

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