The Slow Demise of Modern Democracy (a pessimist’s poem)

The November 19th prompt in The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice, by Kelli Russell Agodon & Martha Silano, is to ‘[w]rite a poem that has more multisyllabic [sic] words than single syllabic [sic] words’. Apparently, the following is what happens when I purposely try to increase the syllable count…

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National Poetry Writing Month: Day #13 (April 13, 2013)

Today’s prompt is to take a walk, make notes, and incorporate them into a poem.

Well, this wasn’t that kind of a day. So, instead of an actual walk, I took a mental walk through the day, and noted a few impressions… Continue reading