Just One Thing ~ #sol18

It’s National Poetry Month!  This poem was inspired by a trip to Walgreens my daughter and I made tonight.

Just One Thing

Went to the store

for just one thing –

Was that all we bought?

What do you think?

Hair ties,

A Hairbrush,

Hair clips in hand.

Body wash,


Chapstick, on man!

What did we come for?

Oh that’s right –

Vitamins for me

Vitamins for B.

Oooh what’s this?

One more thing I see

Cold pack wraps,

one for each knee.

Went to the store

for just one thing,

110 dollars and 3 bags –


~Jen Driggers 2018


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#NPM2018: New Life

I’m giving Poetry a try this month.  I’ve wanted to keep up with my daily writing, so I figured writing a poem a day will help me with this new goal!  My daughter and I love Peter H. Reynold’s The Word Collector.  We spent this unexpected April Snowstorm cutting out words from newspapers and magazines.  Today’s poem is a list poem using some of the words from our collection.


The Matriarch

April 1, 2018

Day 1 – Poetry Month

My Grandma

The neighbors call her the

“Unofficial Mayor”

We just call her

Grandma or Gigi Anne.

The Matriarch –

Our Fashionista.

Lover of God,


Fun and life.

Plethora of knowledge,





Our family is blessed!

~J.Driggers 2018


Emma and her Great Grandma (Gigi Anne)