The post-game minute (a poem)

Not thrilled with yesterday’s results. At least this one is short… I may have picked the wrong time to settle par for the course anymore As I walk forward, footsteps tentative I wonder how the hell it all happened— which is kind of silly, since I was there But that’s what memory gets you, isn’t it? [...]

After those moments when throwing caution to the wind turns out to be a bad idea (a poem)

Monday-morning quarterbacking is sometimes necessary… When I say ‘fuck it’ and give in it inevitably has consequences appetite indulgence memory grown fuzzy around the edges a feeling that repetition and routine are sure paths to complacency and regret There has to be a way to toggle the switch to the other side where changes take [...]

I didn’t expect (a poem)

The February 27th prompt in The Daily Poet, by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano, is to write an anaphoric poem—i.e., a poem in which each line begins with the same word or phrase. As it turned out, Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano were the featured poets at the Redmond Association of Spokenword’s featured [...]