365 Creativity Project-Day 84

Journal entry:

Journal 4-2-20120001

April PAD Challenge, poem two:

Unwanted Visitor

It is ever present
Only a heartbeat
Away from everyone,
But only visits once.

It comes stealthily,
Unwelcome, uninvited,
Bringing discomfort
For all it touches.

It takes the good,
The evil, without judging
Anyone’s virtue or merit
It has no feeling anyway.

It is the great leveler
Making all lives equal
With its faithful stroke,
Death, life’s final visitor.

Jo Ann J. A. Jordan
Monday, April 2, 2012

April Platform Challenge-Day 1

Name: Jo Ann J. A. Jordan

Position: Mother’s Caregiver, Mother, Pet Mother, Writer, Poet, Blogger, Photographer

Skills: Organizing household, caring for people and animals, writing, editing, handwriting, photography, drawing, painting, graphic design, creative thinking, encouraging people

Social Media Platforms: WordPress, Blogger, Multiply, MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, LinkedIn

URLs: http://www.hopefuljo.wordpress.com

Accomplishments: Store manager, won several awards for service, edited and published Original Creations Magazine, raised a United States Marine, photographed nephew’s wedding

Interests: Faith, family, dogs, helping others, all types of writing, reading, calligraphy, art of all types, photography, graphic design, computer technology

One sentence that defines me: I am a Christian, a mother, a dedicated daughter, and enjoy working creatively.

April Platform Challenge-Day 2

Short-term goals:

1. Finish April PAD Challenge
2. Finish April Platform Challenge
3. Write every day
4. Take photographs daily
5. Get new contacts
6. Keep all appointments
7. Read Bible daily

Long-term goals:

1. Finish 365 Creativity Project
2. Collect poetry for a chapbook or book
3. Enter some photographs in a show
4. Finish Read The Bible For Life this year
5. Read 36 books this year
6. Write a book, memoir or novel
7. Lose some weight



Yellow flowering weeds…


So many little flowers…


Blooming bush…


Last of Wisteria…


Dandelion seed pods in front yard…


Amaryllis bud…


Amaryllis bud…


Flowering bush…

I am grateful:

1.   Mom was able to go out with her best friend, June.
2.   Mom brought me some lunch.
3.   It was not hard to write a poem today.
4.   I enjoyed watching WrestleMania XXVIII with Mom last night.
5.   I stayed home all day.

I hope your day has been enjoyable and that you found something creative to do.

Jo Ann

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  1. #1 by Raymond Weaver on April 3, 2012 - 4:20 pm

    Like the poem on death and the one previous dealing with your son and the distance between you.

    • #2 by Jo Ann J. A. Jordan on April 3, 2012 - 10:31 pm

      Thanks Ray… I am glad you liked them. I am enjoying the challenge because it gives me a topic.

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