The smoke and the fire (A poem)

Technically, I wrote my Day 8 entry for National Poetry Writing Month yesterday, so here is a poem I wrote today. The smoke will rise in good time leaving ash and fragments of bone the proverbial trail of tears a regret or two and a reminder that everything ends The light will give it shape [...]

The cat and the fireplace (a poem)

The February 18th prompt in The Daily Poet, by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano, is to write a poem based on grey. Since I was not in a frame of mind to ‘[strike] a dismal, dreary tone’, I turned instead for inspiration to memories of a cat we once had who would sometimes nap in [...]