Big, Beautiful Eyes

She had big, beautiful eyes. Her name was Nikki. I guess you could say she was my first crush. We were both in the third grade at Graham Hill Elementary. She was in the other class, but I would see her in the playground during recess. I’m not sure when I first noticed her, but [...]

National Poetry Writing Month: Day #12 (April 12, 2013)

Today's prompt: "write a poem consisting entirely of things you'd like to say, but never would, to a parent, lover, sibling, child, teacher, roommate, best friend, mayor, president, corporate CEO, etc." Well, that got very unwieldy very quickly—and not terribly interesting. But I thought I might be able to make something out of it… You [...]