Haiku – Pat Kopanda

spring morning skin of ice on birdbath crisp grass blades my neighbor’s lone red tulip peeks through the green my window Haiku by Pat Kopanda. Linked to dVerse Open Link Night where Lillian is hosting. Advertisements


My childhood memories of living on a farm in northwestern Indiana did not include many picnics. Outside were a variety of bugs and questionable weather and the extra effort to move the food further from the kitchen than the adjacent dining room seemed needless.  Besides where would we go? There were a few rest areas … More Picnics


The next meeting is Wed, May 1, 2018 at 6:00 pm CDT at EMBERS in Rensselaer; at the corners of Front and Washington Streets. Our theme(s) for the 2020 issue will be discussed and selected. The bio question will be discussed and selected for the 2020 issue. If you have or know of “Benefactors”, “Patrons” … More News

April Poetry Reading

Congrats and thanks to Pat Kopanda for organizing and arranging the April Poetry Reading at the DeMotte Public Library on Friday, April 5.  The PWG was well represented with 8 PWG members present and 7 of those reading/sharing their poetry. Thanks also to the DeMotte Library staff for their professional assistance.  Thanks to those who brought “finger food” and other … More April Poetry Reading