What more do I need than the air trees snow sun wind & an alphabet to build this poem. — Bauke Kamstra, author of We All Reach the Earth by Falling This poem is offered as part of our March theme: Air, Breath, Wind T.S. Poetry
http://www.blogher.com/blogher-topics/blogging-social-media/nablopomo Happy March! It is 43 degrees Fahrenheit outside my home this morning. I can handle 43 degrees, it is the teens and single digits that make me shiver. The weather has been, and continues to be, harsh. A storm lashes California, snow in the Midwest, Central Plains, and the Northeast, Ice in the Ohio... Continue Reading →
The Pressure is Mounting It is 48 degrees right now, in North Alabama. No wind, no rain, just the apprehension and pressure of not knowing what is to come. Our local weatherman is telling us today, that the freezing rain and snow is nothing to worry over; a slight dusting at best. It's the 60... Continue Reading →
Pressure This morning started out beautifully; lots of blue sky and a bright sun. Today was our day to babysit our youngest grandson. It was going to be a great day. I opened the door and raised the curtains, so some sun could get into the house. My grandson needs his Vitamin D and it... Continue Reading →
White does not have a hue. White does contain all the wavelengths of visible light, but has no absorption, just maximum brightness. There are, however, shades of white. Shade is the mixture of a color with black, which reduces the lightness and brightness. Today, we are going to be mixing black with white to form... Continue Reading →
Winter weather warnings Freezing snow and sleet Bullies the schools to let out early. Children in celebration scurry to get home. Snow Angels and Snowmen will soon appear.
I am a child of the 60's not the 50's, but I found myself immersed in the Beat Generation of Writer's during the 80's. I loved Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg and read everything I could find about them and their work. Recently I received a prompt for writing like the Beat Generation. So, I... Continue Reading →