Poetry Prompt Posts

Which Blue Sky Do You See Today? (Poetry Prompt)

Which Blue Sky Do You See Today? (Poetry Prompt)

  A More Perfect Color of the Sky   Three years ago, we went to New York City and the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.  A Look at the Museum’s Memorial Hall One of the striking displays is a giant wall with 2,983 watercolor squares in different shades of blue. Each square...

Wait – Poetry Prompt

  "Wait" Holds the Not-Yet, Not-Now   I sat silent in the newness of day, my Bible reading complete, journal open, asking the Lord what He wanted to share with me. I was feeling impatient with the pain that lingered in my back, also restless for face-to-face connection during this time of...

wait poetry prompt

Windows and Trees | Poetry Prompt

LIKE VIEWING A LIVE POEM, UNFOLDING IN SEASON-TIME   Each morning I open the blinds covering all my windows. The light looks in and I look out.   Whichever window I happen to be nearest shows an ever-changing view of various trees.   Watching them is like viewing a live poem,...

"You can blossom even if you are afraid." Megan Willome

Thorns – A Poetry Prompt

  This month's Poetry Prompt explores the idea of thorns.   Abraham Lincoln once said, “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses.”   Hope is Like a Harebell by Christina Rossetti (1830-1894)   Hope is like a harebell,...

Thorns - A Poetry Prompt

Introducing Poetry Co-Coordinators

INTRODUCING CHRONIC JOY'S NEW POETRY COORDINATORS     We are excited to introduce our brand new Chronic Joy Poetry Coordinators, Karin Fendick and Megan Willome! Join us in welcoming them to the Chronic Joy family.   Phyllis Klein wrote, “…poetry gives rhythm to silence, light to...

Have patience with everything that is unsolved in your heart

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