Day 8 of my #PoeticQuarantine Challenge

The #PoeticQuarantine Challenge continues.

The inspiration for today’s poem comes to you courtesy of my night of interrupted sleep.




RANDOM THOUGHTS Continue reading

Day 7 of the #PoeticQuarantine Challenge

For Day 7 of the #PoeticQuarantine Challenge, I challenged myself to write an acrostic poem in which the first letter of each line spells out a word. For my subject, I chose the word QUARANTINE and decided to share my day with you through an unrhymed poem in this creative writing form.

Max napping


Quite possibly, I’ll find something to do. If it looks like a rainy day, I’ll pop open my

Umbrella and walk through the drops, stomp in puddles, and greet people who

Are out playing in the rain, too. Continue reading

Day 3 of The 3-Day #PoeticQuarantine Challenge

Welcome back to the 3-Day #PoeticQuarantine Challenge. This challenge is a social way to use poetry to break through all the pandemic news and find a moment of peace.

For inspiration in writing today’s poem, I turned Clement Clarke Moore’s famous poem, Twas The Night Before Christmas.

sofa with books


Twas the first week of quarantine, and all through the house,
I stared at the news like a quivering mouse.
The faucets were polished and dripping with bleach,
and so were the doorknobs and walls I could reach.

The children were nestled with I-pads and snacks, Continue reading