Category Archives: Poetry

In Celebration of National Poetry Month: A Poetry F.A.Q.

In Celebration of National Poetry Month: A Poetry F.A.Q.

Poetry can be hard to define, but most people know a poem when they read one. Some people love poetry; others can do without it. Regardless, understanding this art form — as a reader or a writer — is part of any well-rounded education. Therefore, in honor of National Poetry Month, which happens every April, I’ve decided to present some frequently asked questions and their answers.

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Name limerick

I just found this limerick I wrote many years ago based on a co-workers name. I hope you enjoy it! There once was a lady named Janine Who was the antithesis of mean Like the poem, she was nice Made of sugar and spice, And everyone thought she was keen

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Breathless

Recently I was blessed to experience a connectedness with another person that was so intense it took my breath away. It was a connectedness I haven’t felt in a very long time (if ever). It was a connectedness that was spiritual, emotional and physical all at the same time. And, […]

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My first couplet

Well, actually, I’ve probably written couplets before … just not on purpose. In my Long Beach Writing Examiner column today, I wrote about couplets. And just for fun, in the section about couplets in Long Beach, I wrote it in the form of a couplet. When searching for couplets in […]

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