Ode to the Philippines

This is one that we’ve used before, but one test of a  good prompt is that you can come back to it! For this prompt, you will need to fill out, in five minutes or less, the following “Almanac Questionnaire.” Then, use your responses as to the basis for a poem. Almanac Questionnaire Weather: Flora:Continue reading “Ode to the Philippines”

ODE TO CAPPUCINNO

NaPoWriMo Day 18 Our optional prompt for the day also honors the idea of Saturday (the Saturdays of the soul, perhaps?), by challenging you to write an ode to life’s small pleasures. Perhaps it’s the first sip of your morning coffee. Or finding some money in the pockets of an old jacket. Discovering a bird’sContinue reading “ODE TO CAPPUCINNO”

Where Will We Be, Without You Now? (Ode to Taal)

You bear witness to a lover’s promise over the moonlight in an early evening delight as they made their vow of eternal and faithful love oh, how happy you seemed to be as you show off your great character and magnificent stature, so picturesque, so attractive you smile as lovers smile over the complexities ofContinue reading “Where Will We Be, Without You Now? (Ode to Taal)”

Ode to my Country

Land of the rising sun Pearl of the orient sea Where have all these gone? Oh, dear, we cannot see. Yours is an uphill battle Of centuries colonization But you stood as you struggle Winning was a confirmation. You are now being mocked As an old lady can’t hardly step up But you continue theContinue reading “Ode to my Country”