Illusional (a poem)

Inspired by a photograph by @helenina on ello. Grains on the paper pixels on the screen silver and grey black to white and everywhere in between to paint those eyes looking out at me everything in just the right place but for that one stray hair on the right side of your face Illusions fixed [...]

Wishing (a poem)

The January 25th prompt in The Daily Poet, by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano, is to use an abstract word as the title of a poem, then write that poem using concrete images. This is what I came up with… The hint of a smile on her face invites me to ask for more Her [...]

National Poetry Writing Month: Day #4 (April 4, 2014)

Today's prompt: write a lune…the version developed by Jack Collum. His version of the lune involves a three-line stanza. The first line has three words. The second line has five, and the third line has three. Two hundred balloons dot the blue afternoon sky orange, yellow, green Breathe deeply now look up at the sky close your [...]