To the tap dancer centre stage (A poem)

Continuing the epistles with another terzanelle. That’s an awkward dance you’re performing Are you sure you’re getting through? It’s a little bit shaky—but you are charming All those people on the stage, and the focus is on you The place is heating up, the smoke on the rise Are you sure you’re getting through? Either way, it’s such a [...]

National Poetry Writing Month: Day #9 (April 9, 2014)

Today's prompt: take any random song playlist (from  your iPod, CD player, favorite radio station, Pandora or Spotify, etc.) and use the next five song titles on that randomized list in a poem. The songs that came up: 'Gold' (Spandau Ballet) 'Stay' (The Blue Nile) 'Two bit' (Frankie Goes To Hollywood) 'The God of Small Caresses' (David [...]