NOVEMBER WORDS!

Poetry news!

Just received news that a forthcoming anthology entitled:

Launch!

taking a bite of the apple–revelations is gone to print!

The book includes my poem Girls and Green Apples along with works by several local writers with whom I am so glad to be included. I have included, here, a glimpse of the book launch flyer. The event will occur in early December. It will be available to add to your Autumn Reads!

November has been a busy month for writing poetry!

Each day, I have participated in a month-long poetry challenge with Poetic Asides, an online group that I first met a couple of years ago. This is the second November challenge for me in this group of amazing poets, real wordsmiths with a lot of heart!

On this special weekend, I thought I would share a poem with readers of this blog. Here is a photo I took of this week’s ice storm impact & the related Haiku that I wrote for November daily challenge.

2011 NOVEMBER ICE ON ORNAMENTAL GRASS

HAIKU ON ICE

ornamental grass

yellowed blades covered with ice

wintry canopy

 

Best to all on this special weekend of Thanksgiving!:)

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8 thoughts on “NOVEMBER WORDS!

  1. Words We Women Write November 24, 2011 at 12:51 PM

    There’s such beauty in ice…Happy Holiday to you!

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  2. Rick Daddario December 10, 2011 at 10:40 AM

    aloha Patricia – this (just passed November – 2011) was my first attempt at the month long chapbook challenge. having completed the initial writings, I’m not quite sure where I will go from there – altho I am full of questions for my self as well as other writers. it’s cool to watch what another writer is doing – will do – with the work… so it’s fun to discover your blog. aloha.

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    • Rick Daddario December 10, 2011 at 10:44 AM

      P.S. – congratulations on the inclusion of your Girls and Green Apples in taking a bite of the apple–revelations. cool on that. aloha.

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    • Patricia Anne McGoldrick December 12, 2011 at 5:19 PM

      Congrats on this first attempt! I think that a lot of us are wondering, what next?

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    • Rick Daddario December 13, 2011 at 5:23 AM

      aloha again Patricia – yeah, i did a lot of re-working as the month progressed – i still have a lot that can be done i’m sure. may be if i work through that… and then make some choices… by that time i’ll have a more clear idea what i’m going to do with it. i think these next steps are where i can bog down – so i may have to push a little harder to get through this part… still fun tho. thanks for letting me know i’m not alone in this “what now stuff”. here’s energy to you to carry it on through too. aloha.

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    • Patricia Anne McGoldrick December 13, 2011 at 12:41 PM

      Great, Rick!

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  3. Patricia Anne McGoldrick December 12, 2011 at 5:18 PM

    Yes, it was great to be a part of the anthology! Thanks!

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