hotel room (a poem)

The July 31st prompt in The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice, by Kelli Russell Agodon & Martha Silano, is to write "a gritty, gutsy, and/or groveling poem that includes at least six of these words: stilettos, hangover, whiskey, cigarette, dying, love, begging, naked, jail, dog, hotel. For extra credit, address the reader." I'd already written something, but [...]

National Poetry Writing Month: Day #4 (April 4, 2013)

Today, I actually went with the writing prompt—i.e., "write a poem with a title drawn from one of [the Iain M. Banks] spaceship names"… A Fine Disregard for Awkward Facts People don't travel by stop-motion photography anymore Perhaps if we can re-arrange our formation slightly we can change that That plush toy staring at me [...]