Second time around for the July 31st prompt in The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice, by Kelli Russell Agodon & Martha Silano: write “a gritty, gutsy, and/or groveling poem that includes at least six of these words: stilettos, hangover, whiskey, cigarette, dying, love, begging, naked, jail, dog, hotel.” Compared to last year’s Hotel room, this one is neither gritty, gutsy, nor groveling, but I find it interesting that I gravitate towards the one-night stand—especially since I have never had one…
(31 July 2015)
The things I write (a poem)
It is getting rather hot here in the Pacific Northwest (91º F where I am), so here is something I wrote this morning, while it was still cool enough to think straight…
Sleepy, but getting started anyway.
(30 July 2015)
What kind of day will you be?
(29 July 2015)
You have the right [to refuse] to remain silent (a poem)
Bonus round for today—if you have the right to remain silent, you also have the right not to…
Invisible no longer (a poem)
Lots of night-time writing lately…
I was wondering when we’d see a day like this again.
(28 July 2015)
It’s a bit early for all the grey, don’t you think?
(27 July 2015)
We need something new.
(26 July 2015)