Category Archives: Poetry

National Poetry Month #2

In honor of NPM I found this poem in my files that I feel is both a good poem, and a good story. Short as it is, I could see this one at the beginning of a book/short story.  It … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month

In honor of National Poetry Month I am going to post some of my poems. Nothing new really, just some I think are pretty good from my archives. Let me know what you think! damply drips the sun winding its … Continue reading

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new poetry, hot off the press… er… off the Word Doc.

Still wood bird cry echo soul reaching for what is not there. Feet pricked by thorns blood crumbs left on the trail silence deafening no one will follow. © Maria Rich 5/25/2015

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Poet AND Writer?

April is National Poetry Month, which got me thinking about how I started out (way back in 6th grade!) writing poetry. That was a tough year for me and poetry really started speaking to me. My teacher encouraged us to … Continue reading

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Night Kisses

National Poetry Month!   Today I would like to share a poem I wrote back in 1998.   Revised a bit today.   Night Kisses     Things always seem….. crisper         at night darkness more         poignant Light more … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month!

In honor of National Poetry Month I thought I would share more of my own poetry and perhaps some of my favorites. I would love any responses to my poems, and suggestions for poets both old and new that you … Continue reading

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Post Holiday Blues

Wrapping up the Christmas tree   boxing up the tinsel   all the pretty paper   splattered with turkey dinner   overflowing trash buckets   overflowing counter   filled with all the shinny things   that fail to lighten shadows … Continue reading

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HAPPY MOMMIES DAY!

I just sent this to my mommie, I wrote it today for her. Memory Poem My Mommie, as I remember…                                                 Hugs Kissing the boo boos                                                 hugs Thank you’s for every dandelion offered                                                 hugs Patiently allowing my Day … Continue reading

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School assignments gone fun!

In my exposition and persuasion class we got a fun assignment! One of the options was to respond with a poem, so here’s mine! Check the video out first!! View the clip, Monty Python‘s Argument Culture at YouTube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=teMlv3ripSM Option … Continue reading

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Poem: Blood and Ravens

blood and ravens chilling souls cut the skin, with shrieking words flow of midnight, rush of sin, to dark to see, the fear within 3-24-05

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