30 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Swing

2015-09-30T21:05:15+00:00September 30th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a cinqku poem using the word 'swing.' When I think of the word swing, I think of a monkey swinging from tree to tree underneath the canopy. Perhaps I also find myself thinking about swinging on the monkey bars or my brother pushing me on a swing while I screamed, [...]

29 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Key

2015-09-29T18:09:32+00:00September 29th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Personal Poetry, Poetry|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a cinqku poem using the word 'key.' When I think of a key, there are many different ways to use this word for the Cinqku Challenge. Perhaps it is a key that unlocks a mystery. Perhaps it is a key of a piano that was once tickled from young, now [...]

28 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Question

2015-09-28T17:37:09+00:00September 28th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a cinqku poem using the word 'question.' What do you think of when you hear the word question? See what I did there? I asked a question about the word question. I also love to use this word to question a wide variety of things, such as life, religion and [...]

27 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Eclipse

2015-09-28T09:50:26+00:00September 27th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a Cinqku poem using the word 'eclipse.' Today also happens to mark a very special occasion where we there was a "super blood moon" with a total lunar eclipse. When I also think of the word eclipse I also thinking of surpassing someone in a particular event, whether eclipsing a [...]

26 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Star

2015-09-28T09:51:30+00:00September 26th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a Cinqku poem using the word 'star.' In life, we all like to think we can be a star: whether the star athlete, the star performer or perhaps even just a star friend. No matter what you do though, you can always shine bright light a star. Have fun with [...]

25 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Relax

2015-09-28T09:52:30+00:00September 25th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a cinqku poem using the word 'relax.' You see, in my non-poetic life I often don't take enough time to unwind and relax. But every once in a while, I can kick up my feet in front of a fireplace, grab a cup of coffee, read the newspaper and [...]

24 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Climb

2015-09-24T19:16:06+00:00September 24th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

The Cinqku Challenge for today is to write a cinqku poem using the word 'climb.' The reason why I chose the word climb is that as a kid I loved to climb trees. In my adult life, I also loved to climb the proverbial corporate ladder, always trying to learn more about my position [...]

23 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Atone

2015-09-23T19:56:24+00:00September 23rd, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

The Cinqku Challenge for today is to write a cinqku poem using the word 'atone.' The reason why I chose the word atone for today is that today also happens to be Yom Kippur or the Day of Atonement. Yom Kippur is celebrated by Jews all around the word marking the 10th and final [...]

21 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Pine

2015-09-21T18:46:14+00:00September 21st, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a Cinqku poem using the word 'pine.' As yesterday's cinqku challenge was to write a cinqku using the word 'country,' today's word of the day reminds me of pining for something, whether it be the touch of my spouse or a bowl of ice cream. You see, I also love [...]

20 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Country

2015-09-21T18:47:22+00:00September 20th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to write a Cinqku poem using the word 'country.' When I think of the word country, I think of both the country that I live in, as well as living outside the city in the country. You see, although I live in the city, each day I stare out my bedroom window [...]

19 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: City

2015-09-21T18:47:57+00:00September 19th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'city.' When I think of the word city, visions of buildings and the sounds of car horns evoke great memories. I am always intrigued when exploring a new city, such as the city of Austin, Texas, which I recently traveled to in the [...]

18 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Arch

2015-09-23T19:55:45+00:00September 18th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'arch.' When I think about the word arch, the first thing that comes to my mind is the beauty of the architectural designed arch. Now you question this statement by now arching your eyebrows. Have fun with this writing prompt.

17 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Rain

2015-09-17T14:18:04+00:00September 17th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'rain.' When I think about the word rain, two images come to main: tears flowing down my face like rain drops, as well as literally rain. While many people don't like the rain, I love the rain. There is something soothing about hearing rain [...]

16 09, 2015

Today’s Cinqku Challenge: Faith

2015-09-16T21:34:48+00:00September 16th, 2015|Cinqku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

Today's Cinqku Challenge is to create a cinqku using the word 'faith.' When I think about the word faith, I think about having faith in myself to do what is right versus wrong, as compared to the religious connotation of faith. Don't get me wrong, I have a tremendous amount of religious faith, but at [...]