2022 Poetry Marathon, Hour Twelve

Hour twelve, from the image prompt: Ultimately it is the center around which everything revolves slowing quickening sometimes skipping or stuttering but always relentless— from start to finish We may fall out of step or go astray but we always come back Because the drum is everything 17:47, 25 June 2022 The original post is [...]

2022 Poetry Marathon, Hour Eleven

Hour eleven poem, based on the image prompt: Limbs entwined for all to see— a happy tree Photo by Deborah Dalton 16:13, 25 June 2022 The original post is at https://thepoetrymarathon.com/kevinjoconner/2022-poetry-marathon-hour-11 Don’t forget to check out the other poems! Wishes sometimes have consequences is available—order now from your favorite local bookstore! IndieBound search: https://www.indiebound.org/search/book?keys=wishes+sometimes+have+consequences If they [...]

2022 Poetry Marathon, Hour Eight

Hour eight poem, based on the prompt: When the train reaches the tunnels the sound changes the scene outside the window changes to shades of black punctuated by the occasional sign or signal Attention shifts from outside to inside I open a beer, open my journal and write down thoughts I will soon forget After [...]