The gravity of this moment (a poem)

My only complaint so far about these verbless poems is that they’re too heavy. Fortunately, there are still 27 days left in the month… Expectations awry off-target projectiles Suspension bridges with heavy traffic and incomplete cables The weight The distraction The sense of defeat Documents beneath dust off-color off-spec No labels No lists No artifice [...]

National Poetry Writing Month, Day #24

Today’s napowrimo.net prompt is to write a ‘mix-and-match’ poem, mixing ‘fancy’ and ‘non-fancy’ words. Not as big a stretch as some of the previous prompts, but… Who am I today? The identity to which I have awakened disappoints me I’m unaccustomed as of late to seeing myself the way other people view me I don’t like being affixed to [...]