Tuesday, November 1, 2011

A Name and a Poem

Happy November!
Best month of the year!

First, I am offering some names to Abby Fowers - she is hosting a contest, looking for a pen name for her children's books. Personally I like her name as is. But here are my suggestions:

Abigail Fletcher
Aravia French
Sinclair Price
Madison Ayers

The first two came to me right away as I thought of her initials, but she oesn't like her initials so I came up with a couple that were different =) Good luck, Abby!

And today is the first day of the PAD challenge by WD's Robert Lee Brewer. A winning poet will have an anthology of poems published! woo hoo! (Great, I forgot he likes to do "Two for Tuesday")

Here are my 2 for Tuesday, Procrastination & Proactive

It will take care of Itself

I am neglected
Attention I need
Don’t put me off
Please take heed

You passed my number
Ignore me no longer
If you don’t get to me soon
I’ll transform to a monster

I’ll come alive
Wake you from dreams
Clog your senses
So you can’t breathe

I’m so tired
I must sleep
that pile of laundry
will have to keep



Good morning, world!
Time to face
Another day!

Prioritize necessities!
Estimate and calculate
The time to take and synchronize
Hurry up! Don’t be late!

It’s now or never!
Or tomorrow…


Jennie Bennett said...

Those are some good names for Abby! I like the two sides to your poem :)

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Need to take those poems to heart...

Abby Fowers said...

You came up with great names! I love them. Thanks so much for participating and spreading the word. Good luck on the poems. What a fun contest. You have a gift with poetry (amongst other things.) Great job.

Anonymous said...

I love your creative costume. It's always good to get into the spirit of things and have a little fun

Angela Brown said...

I love the suggestions you have for Abby. Sinclair Price is especially classic.

Your poems were also great but the second one got me energized. :-)

E. Arroyo said...

Great poem. Very relevant. =)

Emily R. King said...

I like your choices for a name for Abby!
And your poem rocks! I envy you your talent to write poetry.

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Author A.O. Peart said...

Awesome name, Tara. I especially like Madison Ayers :-)

Great poems -- there is so much longing in the first one and such a rush in the second. Wow, two completely different styles.

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Tara Tyler said...

JA, Thank you and thank you =)

Alex, I know

Abby, I love that stuff! thanks =)

Thanks, Mom - I get it from you!

Angela, thanks! I was thinking morning caffiene buzz!

Elizabeth, yes, NANO bound motivating =)

Emily, thanks so much! I need to check out the rest!

Lacey, you are so sweet! and look at all your blogs! how do you do it?

Angela O, thank you so much! you shouldn't have!

M Pax said...

I could relate to your poem.

I like Abby's name, too, but understand wanting a pen name.

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