#PoemADay #WritingPrompt #AprPAD Today’s Theme: Animals

Today’s Writer’s Digest Poem A Day prompt theme is animals.

animals are simple      4/3/19

animals are simple.

they eat,

partner up,

produce heirs,


and at times

lose their lives


for love.

then repeat.

functioning on actions

not words

and in their world

words are not needed

only expectations.

If only humans

could master

this kind of follow through.

imagine how much more

we could accomplish?




march thirty one: national haiku writing month, #11

Hopefully I can stay caught up now. Here’s my National Haiku Writing Month, #11

haiku:  dodging cars

groundhog crossed the street

he almost didn’t make it

to see his shadow

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march thirty one: national haiku writing month, #4 and #5

Reduction of flood and associated extreme weat...

Reduction of flood and associated extreme weather costs is the primary benefit of climate change mitigation. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)


I forgot to write a haiku for national haiku writing month yesterday so today you get two.




memory loss


plan. write. remember


easy to say harder done


memory is short




extreme weather


snow is everywhere


almost didn’t make it home


too bad no snow day




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march thirty one: writer’s digest chapbook poetry challenge, prompt #2

English: The Atlantic Ocean.

English: The Atlantic Ocean. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

For the month of November, the challenge is to write a poem-a-day andsubmit your finished work for a Chapbook Challenge.

Find out the daily Chapbook Challenge prompts by visiting Poetic Asides written by Robert Lee Brewer on Writer’s Digest at:


In my effort to continue to get caught up on the Chapbook Challenge, here is Prompt #2 from Khara House

Write a full moon poem. The full moon might be a character or symbol in the poem. Or the poem might address what happens during a full moon: magic, mischief, madness, etc.



moon landing

for all you old heads

debbie harry sang about the tide

being high

before she decided to move on

but what about when a hurricane

barreling down the street

knocking on your door

causing life to come to a standstill

so that you can’t move on?

who’s responsible

for pleading your case

to the man in the moon

to keep the tide

from getting too high?

usually we like it when

the sun, the moon, and the stars

are aligned in our favor

but when they’re

aligned for disaster

who will manage the clean up

of the hearts, the souls, and the lives

that have become debris

along the Atlantic?

c) Kellea Tibbs and march thirty one, 2012. All Rights Reserved. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of original march thirty one material without express and written permission from the author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. 

march thirty one: national poetry month – 30 poems in 30 days, April 24

Local Food Cafes

Local Food Cafes (Photo credit: andy castro)

haiku for locavores (I attended a local food cooking demo that taught us how to support local farmers and how to cook healthy foods that will not only sustain our bodies but the local area too.)

learn to cook good food

helping us to live longer

support our farmers


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march thirty one: national poetry month – 30 poems in 30 days, April 22

Earth Day


has many reasons for existing

The Earth flag is not an official flag, since ...

it comes in handy

when you need a little change

it’s an action word

when we recycle and reuse

it’s  the nutrition

that helps our bodies maintain

it covered the paths

our ancestors walked on

before construction

green is a  living breathing thing

it is powerful

creates wealth

and encourages

both a human and environmental poverty

it”s necessary

for sustaining

us to eat, grow, and love

march thirty one: national poetry month – 30 poems in 30 days, April 6

haiku for april  

image from Google


natural disasters are

april is foolish

c) 2012 march thirty one poetry

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