The dark horse runs unnoticed at night (A poem)

This bit of mysteriousness emerged from somewhere… The scene of my surrender is one flight up from the sidewalk This is where I lived before the war that took you from me I couldn’t wait to leave but chose to stay My open-door policy trapped me inside I spent years here stashing away my secrets [...]

A partial list of what I want (a poem)

The December 20th prompt in The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice, by Kelli Russell Agodon & Martha Silano, is to write a poem ‘enumerating your wishes and desires’. I want the world they promised us when we were young: gleaming cities, flying cars, houses in the clouds, peace on earth in a perfect world— and jet [...]