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Chetta is the nom de plume of a poet writing since 1992. Her alter ego has been published in Modern Haiku, Sijo West, Amaze: The Cinquain Journal, Short Stuff, Twilight Ending and numerous other online and in print journals. Chetta makes her home in the Adna Valley in southwest Washington in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

After all is done

I want
to have lived in
such a way that "Oh, damn!"
are not the final words to cross
my lips.

NPR celebrates National Poetry Month

Blog Posted:4/5/2022 6:25:00 PM
https://www.npr.org/2022/04/05/1090293825/national-poetry-month-twitter-tiktok

From the article:

Every April, we ask our audience to help us celebrate National Poetry Month by writing their own poems. Whether you're an amateur or an award-winning poet, we want your haikus, your odes, your unconventional prose.

Here's how it works: Share your original poem to Twitter or TikTok using the hashtag #NPRPoetry. The original rules apply: Tweets must be 140 characters or less; TikTok videos can't be longer than 15 seconds. Our favorites will be featured both on-air and online....



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Date: 4/6/2022 4:20:00 AM
140 characters and less than 15 seconds.....the ancient mariner just drowned himself....
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My Past Blog Posts

 
NPR celebrates National Poetry Month
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My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
6/28/2022 Life's Twilight Rubaiyatlost love,
6/26/2022 Like My Heart Verselost love,
6/26/2022 at sunset Haikunature,
6/5/2022 Eyes Closed Free versescience,science fiction,
5/26/2022 just for me Haikunature,
5/18/2022 Morning Composition Free versepassion,
5/18/2022 only stumps Haikunature,
5/17/2022 In The End Free versescience fiction,
5/15/2022 in shady dell Haikunature,
5/3/2022 made for each other Haikunature,
5/3/2022 sunset Haikunature,
5/3/2022 above Haikunature,
4/9/2022 brief moment Senryulife,
4/9/2022 The Ukraine Prosewar,
4/9/2022 Mown Grass Versememory,
4/9/2022 after the storm Haikunature,
4/6/2022 Black Cheshire Haikucat,
4/3/2022 Stardust Magic Cinqkulost love,love,
4/3/2022 Stormy Day Free versenature,
4/1/2022 Is it a Simulation Free verse1st grade,philosophy,scie
4/1/2022 No Regrets Free versedestiny,
4/1/2022 The Dandelion Rhymedeath,life,
4/1/2022 one day closer Haikunature,
4/1/2022 The Question Verselife,
3/31/2022 spite Senryuwar,
3/31/2022 April Fool Senryulost love,
3/20/2022 Sign of the Times Questionkuwar,
3/20/2022 finally Haikunature,
3/20/2022 even when Haikunature,
3/20/2022 slowly the magnolia Haikunature,
3/20/2022 still waiting Haikunature,
3/5/2022 Tulips Cinquainnature,
3/4/2022 dusty shelves Senryuwar,
3/3/2022 Just Like Rain Monokuwar,
3/3/2022 March Verseseasons,
3/3/2022 How to Listen Free verselife,
3/3/2022 spring equinox Haikunature,
3/1/2022 in the rainy northwest Haikunature,
3/1/2022 From Whence Come Dragons Shadormamythology,
2/28/2022 the tulip Haikunature,
2/28/2022 Heart of Glass Free verseheartbroken,
2/28/2022 Ashes to Ashes Free verseloneliness,
2/27/2022 Fear the Difference Free versefear,war,
2/25/2022 on the far side of the moon Haikunature,
2/25/2022 Morning Frost Haikunature,
2/24/2022 Vulcan Pleiadesmythology,
2/24/2022 morning sun Haikunature,
2/16/2022 False Spring Haikunature,
2/12/2022 The Blush Versenature,
2/9/2022 Wrinkles Monokuage,
2/9/2022 unwritten Haikunature,
2/6/2022 Moving Toward Spring Haikunature,
2/1/2022 Taking Turns Haikunature,
2/1/2022 Talking Versenature,
1/31/2022 Not Normal Questionkupeople,philosophy,
1/31/2022 Questions for the January 6 Commision Listpolitical,
1/30/2022 Left Behind Free verselost love,
1/30/2022 Want Me Monokudesire,
1/28/2022 Rumors of War Senryuconflict,
1/28/2022 newness is tarnished Senryudark,new year,war,
1/28/2022 I Dream Versedream,sad love,
1/28/2022 Simple Simon Verselost love,
1/28/2022 First Bloom Cinquainnature,
1/28/2022 The Sun Shines Kimospiritual,
1/26/2022 Keola Choka Chokabeauty,
1/26/2022 Stranger in Town Free versedark,dream,fantasy,fear,
1/26/2022 Flipped Hourglass Free versedesire,fantasy,love,passi
1/25/2022 Mother Will Be Leaving Nye Rhymemother,
1/24/2022 Once Familiar Perfume Free versenostalgia,
1/23/2022 God of the Sun and His Sisters Free versemythology,
1/22/2022 Global Propaganda Rhymedark,evil,future,holocaus
1/20/2022 only her eyes Senryufantasy,
1/20/2022 Her Beauty Versebeauty,
1/18/2022 magnolia sleeping Haikuanimal,nature,
1/18/2022 Zen and the Art of Gaslighting Political Versepolitical,
1/16/2022 How Gentle Haikunature,
1/16/2022 Terra Incognita Free versescience,science fiction,
1/15/2022 winter sunshine Haikunature,
1/14/2022 twilight Haikunature,
1/13/2022 Following Senryulife,
1/13/2022 The Hum of the Universe Free verselove,science,science fict
1/12/2022 After the Flood Tankanature,
1/12/2022 I Feel Small Free versenature,science,space,
1/11/2022 Whispering Wings Rhymenature,
1/9/2022 wiser than I Haikunature,
1/8/2022 old letter Senryufamily,
1/6/2022 winter rain Haikunature,
1/5/2022 Transcendence Free versespiritual,
1/5/2022 The Garden of Earthly Delights Senryuart,
1/4/2022 Inside the AI of a Spaceship Rhymescience fiction,
1/3/2022 celebrations Haikuseasons,
1/3/2022 The Portent Versesky,storm,weather,
1/3/2022 the sound of the wind Haikusound,storm,weather,wind,
1/3/2022 A Celebrity Epitaph Epitaphcelebrity,death,
1/3/2022 Keeping Mister Kidd Verselove,
1/1/2022 Take a Photograph Free verselife,
1/1/2022 Judgement Day Free versefuture,
1/1/2022 secrets Haikuinspiration,new year,
12/31/2021 New Year Arrives Senryudream,life,new year,
12/31/2021 Terraforming Mars Haikuplanet,science,science fi

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