National Poetry Writing Month 2021, Day 15: Things I do

My Day 15 poem is my response to the NaPoWriMo.net prompt: ‘think about a small habit you picked up from one of your parents, and then to write a piece that explores an early memory of your parent engaged in that habit, before shifting into writing about yourself engaging in the same habit.’  Enough time [...]

National Poetry Writing Month 2021, Day 13: Humanity gets a reboot

My Day 13 poem is my response to the NaPoWriMo.net prompt, which involves writing ‘a poem in the form of a news article you wish would come out tomorrow.’  13 April 2021 EARTH, Solar System (Assoc. Fantasy Press) — The presence and will of the Creator apparently became tangible today. Around the world, citizens awoke [...]

National Poetry Writing Month 2021, Day 12: A logical extrapolation

My Day 12 poem is my response to the NaPoWriMo.net prompt, which involves writing a poem using at least one word/idea/concept each from Lempriere’s Classical Dictionary and the Historical Dictionary of Science Fiction. I chose ‘Lusitania’ from the former and ‘completist’ from the latter.  The completist view is always that of ‘just one more’ but ‘just one more’ [...]