Category Archives: Poems

Revenge is Sweet and A Little Overdone

Pride and body Have been maimed and marred Only one path remains To make life worth living Revenge * Plotting every hour Barely breaking for sleep Notes written on shower curtains In the finest of soaps Used only for vengeance … Continue reading

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End of Break

I thought I had a scheduled post. Seems I didn’t or it vanished on me. Wish I knew what I imagined it was. Pretty busy today, so I’m just going haiku it. An end to the break Sixteen days of … Continue reading

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Women in the Lead

Women in the driver’s seat Bathed in the spotlight For more than romance Or to be a victim And nothing more than that * They fight like a hero Make mistakes like humans And get up when they fall Because … Continue reading

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Bad Girl vs Bad Boy

(I feel like I’ve beaten a dead horse with this topic, but I’m seeing it through to the end.) Living on the outskirts Both rebels Attractive in their distance From society And norms Tempting in their danger Yet, different In … Continue reading

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Life of the Author (A Shakespearean Sonnet)

To be honest, this is my first attempt at a Sonnet.  Learned about them in college and it was a project in ELA last year.  I helped my student with this, but I never took it by the reins myself.  … Continue reading

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Character Acrostics: More Poem Fun

Basically, every letter that starts the line is going to be part of a word.  That word will be a character associated with each series.  Think I’m going to do 4 or 5 here, but two of them will be … Continue reading

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Path of Heroes Sestina

(A sestina is a 7 stanza poem. The first 6 stanzas have 6 lines where the final word of each line is used in each position once.  It ends with a 3 line stanza with two of the words in … Continue reading

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