Phantom fingers slide and gooseflesh rises As static hairs stand stiff — sizzling in sync. Limbs quiver, lips stick; a whimper reprises. Pulse quickens, mouth dry, panic on a brink. … Continue reading
9 An Erasure Poem — Excerpt from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson: The Black Spot Life, Struck Plainly hunched, tattered deformed. My life, a dreadful-looking figure. … Continue reading
The sky is scarlet blinding on white ice casting shadows on the sparrow. Feathers plume on the sparrow. The holly, with berries scarlet, shimmers under ice. Warmth compels the ice … Continue reading
It doesn’t make any sense the calendar we all use. Days of the week never sure; names of the months all askew. Three six five split evenly; twenty-eight days … Continue reading
Pocks mark the green moss; Bark rended from the trees hangs where a young buck rubbed.
I so long await for the splashing springtime rain then lament the wet.
I type a story, to lose yourself in its plot. In a file, it sits.
YeahWrite.Me tritina with the theme “myths” How Rains Came Once afar, in a land away, cattle lowed and grunted and bellowed deep in a Summer haze that caused the plains … Continue reading
A poet? Not I. I fling word coins on a page and one nickel stands.
YeahWrite.Me has a new post on the trinita. Another poem style I have never heard of or done. I decided to use one of the word groups provided. From the … Continue reading
Yeahwrite.me had a prompt about writing a ghazal. I’ve never done one before, so I thought I would try my hand at it. What does it feel like to … Continue reading
In my head words live. Neurons fire chemical pens. I dream; stories wake.
Writer’s Dilemma My writer stalks me Buzzes in my ear When I am busy Sits upon my lap When I eat dinner Complains in the car When I drive to … Continue reading
From: The Daily Prompt The Prompt: What makes a teacher great? A Response that was a First Click: Nerdy Woman A Response that was a Last Click: Musical Chairs A … Continue reading
Sometimes when you live in a place all your life you don’t understand why it is that people come from all over the world just to see what has become … Continue reading