The following is intended only for mature audiences (A poem)

For this one, I used the November 29th prompt in The Daily Poet, by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano, which is to take the first thing anybody says to you (or, if you don’t see anybody, the first thing you hear on radio, TV, etc.), and use it as the first line of a poem. I chose to make that first line the title instead.
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NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 1: The cat’s gone crazy (a poem)

Today has been one of those days where it has been harder to get things on paper. None of the prompts I have looked at for this first day of NaPoWriMo have done much for me, so I wrote about one of my cats acting strangely…

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We’ve become an exclusive bunch. Instead of inviting what we want in, we put the majority of our effort into keeping what we don’t want out. Instead of taking the bad with the good (I don’t know why the actual saying has the two reversed), we throw out both so we don’t have to worry about either one. Continue reading