Frayed (a poem)

A long day. Only one poem, but an improvement on yesterday… Is there another way to make the spark if the first encounter isn’t enough? Disappointment hovers so near the surface I can hide it, but I know it’s still there even as desire stretches me taut and tendons fray All the turmoil hidden thoughts [...]

To the girl I saw at the 7-Eleven in North Seattle in April 1975 while taking a break from the March of Dimes Walk-a-thon (a poem)

The May 16th prompt in The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice, by Kelli Russell Agodon & Martha Silano, is to address a poem to someone "in your life that you liked, but never really got a chance to know." I'd love to send this to you ask you how you are Ah, but it [...]