Hello! I just wanted to thank everyone who continues to follow this blog. I know I haven't been super active lately, though I've got some exciting plans in the works! Kindly continue to follow me, I really appreciate it, and I'll keep y'all posted on what's coming up! Honey In My Hair is not going … Continue reading Under Construction!
Photo by Thought Catalog I love learning about new forms of poetry! Recently in class, we studied the villanelle form, and I thought I would share a bit about it with you. A villanelle is a 19-line poem with an alternating rhyme scheme of sorts. It's made up of six stanzas, the first five are … Continue reading Poetry 101: Villanelles
A year ago, I had never heard of Harryette Mullen. I suppose I hadn't heard of Michael Ondaatje either. I've had the privilege of learning about so many incredible (contemporary) poets recently, and among them is the wonderful Harryette Mullen, who has quickly become one of my favorite poets for the way she twists words … Continue reading Spotlight: S*PeRM**K*T (1992) by Harryette Mullen
Ohhh boy, this should be fun. 17. A pun My friends and I make puns all the time. Some are really good, most are really quite terrible. In poetry, puns usually aren't the kinds of things that make you groan and say "come on, dude, cut it out," but rather, they're clever double meanings that … Continue reading Day 17: Very Punny
I talk a lot, ask anyone who knows me. I think I've gotten better at it in the past few years but overall I'm a chatty person. 16. A word you overuse This could be any number of words. Or phrases, even. It was a little beyond me, introspection-wise, since I say a lot of … Continue reading Day 16: Overused Words
Almost caught up! After this, I'll only need to write two more poems to be back on track. Hopefully once I get there, I can focus and stick to it. 15. 10 things you should always have Looks like we're gonna do another list poem! All the Necessities Don't forget your cup of tea … Continue reading Day 15: Necessities
Aww, I love this prompt! Kindness is so warm and good. Let's get going! 14. Describe kindness I think it makes sense to do another acrostic, shall we? Kindness Kitchen mornings, you bring me tea just the way I like it I know that with you, I'm safe and loved Now we'll head to … Continue reading Day 14: Kindness
Alright, time for another poem! With each one of these, I'm catching up slowly but surely. I figure if I write at least two a day, I'll be back on track before I know it. 13. How do you make decisions? Oh boy. My decision-making is typically sporadic and inconsistent. I'm either the most indecisive … Continue reading Day 13: Decisions, Decisions
Alright, falling further and further behind but you know, Confucious said "It does not matter how slow you go, so long as you do not stop." I always think about that when I'm feeling inadequate. 12. What is a "perfect" day? This is a difficult question because it could go a lot of different ways. … Continue reading Day 12: The Perfect Day
Interesting prompt today: 11. How important is fame? There are a lot of interpretations of what fame is and what it can be used for. I decided to do a nod to recent events. Untitled 01 Fame isn't all bad Fame isn't gossip and lights and camera and action Fame isn't celebrity feuds and drama … Continue reading Day 11: Fame?