My ambition, the great mystery (a poem)

Today’s Writer’s Digest April PAD Challenge prompt is to take the phrase, My (blank), the (blank), fill in the blanks to create the title of the poem, then write the poem. I combined this prompt with the terzanelle from the other day… I have often been told that I don’t seem concerned enough to take action bold, as [...]

Sometimes, I do other things

When I was a kid, one of my ambitions in life was to become a musician. Some of the other things I wanted to be were a writer, a photographer, a politician, an actor, a college professor, a psychologist, and a radio DJ—but I often came back to the musician thing, since music was really [...]