The cat and the fireplace (a poem)

The February 18th prompt in The Daily Poet, by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano, is to write a poem based on grey. Since I was not in a frame of mind to ‘[strike] a dismal, dreary tone’, I turned instead for inspiration to memories of a cat we once had who would sometimes nap in [...]

Business as usual (a poem)

I couldn’t help but watch the news last night… Fires burn out of control tonight Once again, they’ve failed to do the right thing Now the canisters fly as the people cry out Now shots ring out; time, it seems, has changed nothing Police and fire flee the scene news crews observe mayhem out of [...]