And sometimes our writing is creative in other ways… http://www.timescall.com/opinion/letterstotheeditor/ci_26078275/joan-gregerson-favors-tax-increase-help-improve-environment
I don’t want to clean up downtown Or pick up cigarette butts To be rewarded with a t-shirt and donuts I don’t want to buy peeps and jelly beans And plastic grass and foil-wrapped things I want to revel in Crocuses and spring I want to celebrate an awakening! I don’t want to drive 30 […]
PRESS RELEASE: Longmont, Colorado author Joan Gregerson writes 400 poems in 365 days, for upcoming collection "Love Goes On"
Press Release: April 1, 2014 – for immediate release Information: Joan Gregerson 720 224 7020 Facebook.com/JoanGregerson Twitter @JoanGregerson www.positiveenergyworks.com blog http://blog.positiveenergyworks.com Longmont, Colorado author Joan Gregerson writes 400 poems in 365 days for upcoming book, “Love Goes On” Longmont Author, Joan Gregerson What began as a competition in a month-long contest turned into a […]
Saturday morning I’m zipping around Ticking off errands The post office and the grocery store The hardware store, the mall Checking my watch Thankfully When I look up The Rocky Mountains Won’t let me forget them Wherever I go They stand Timelessly Above it all — About the poem: The number of ways that […]
Do you have ideas for how to celebrate this lovely place we call home? Earth Day is April 22, 2014 My new group, Sustainable Revolution Longmont, is working to develop a list of “100 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Longmont” What would you suggest? Books, movies, activities, anything!
Snowflakes on my lips Melting lilies in my hair Springtime confetti
Gnat with an engine Buzzes through the evening sky Swallowed up by black — About the poem: The manmade plane that buzzed through the vast sunset, disappeared as suddenly as it appeared. It’s not that I don’t believe in airplanes, but I’m still amazed that they exist. And on a Wednesday evening, that someone […]
Here I stand shivering Not a leaf left quivering Wondering what you’re whipping up The clouds and storms you’re flipping up Wondering what you’ll bring Oh spring Go ahead, take your time, but I’m nakedly awaiting your design Oh spring — About the poem: This little tree looks so naked, standing on the plains. […]
Huge buttery flakes Silent frosting overtakes Only to melt away — About the poem: Not technically spring yet, but we are having some spring weather. In Colorado, that means in the same week, high 16F, high 65F, big fat sloppy snowstorm, then high 60F again. When the snow fell yesterday, it was the kind where […]
An olympian athlete competes And inspires Another olympian says, no, to danger And inspires A ukele player sings into a microphone For the first time in his life And inspires A poet opens the door Invites you in to his life And inspires — About the poem I thought because it was -6F and the […]