A meditation on the art of a performance (A poem)

I wrote this earlier this evening while watching the documentary Marina Abramović: The Artist Is Present… I am merely here a presence that may or may not go unnoticed Sounds may or may not go unspoken The metronome ticks in an empty room with bare walls Sounds echo back and forth killing time A network of roads connects [...]

These things are mine (a poem)

Today’s prompt in The Daily Poet, by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano is to write a poem that describes and/or defines who you are. I was a little hesitant, as that feels like the only thing I normally write about, but I gave it a shot anyway… This quiet presence is mine a Sunday afternoon in the shade on [...]

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 [...]