We did this to ourselves (A poem)

Bonus round—unfiltered… Yeah, being wrong can hurt like the time I waited until I was 40 to get married so I’d never have to worry about ever getting divorced and then we totally got divorced for the same tired old reasons that thousands of couples before us had for getting divorced And why didn’t the [...]

National Poetry Writing Month: Day #11 (April 11, 2014)

Today's prompt involved writing 'about wine-and-love [sic]'. Wine and I don't get along so well these days, so I decided to go with #11 on the LitBridge list: Take an image that you can recall from the prior week. Use this image to help you write a poem. 'If there is a moon, I will point it [...]

On Completing National Poetry Writing Month

Today is the last day of this year's National Poetry Writing Month. I'd actually stumbled upon it quite by accident. I no longer remember how it was that I found out about it, but I know someone who has participated in National Novel Writing Month before, so I may have been initially attracted by the [...]

National Poetry Writing Month: Day #25 (April 25, 2013)

Today's prompt is to write a ballad. I can do that… On the Eve of Our Divorce Don't mention it again, my dear; it really wasn't much. In all this time, what we've held dear was just too hard to touch. We couldn't have been more surprised the day things fell apart. But, still, there [...]