How to fall asleep in a chair at the public library (a poem)

Today’s napowrimo.net prompt is to write a ‘how-to’ poem. Technically, I have already posted my poem for the day—but that was really a ‘readymade’ poem, so here is one that I just wrote. 1 Stay up all night doing something—having adventures, getting into trouble, reading a book, or whatever. 2 Don’t go to bed, no matter how [...]

A meditation on the art of a performance (A poem)

I wrote this earlier this evening while watching the documentary Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present… I am merely here a presence that may or may not go unnoticed Sounds may or may not go unspoken The metronome ticks in an empty room with bare walls Sounds echo back and forth killing time A network of roads connects [...]