Poetry Marathon 2016, Hour Ten: Critical decision

Tenth poem of the day. I went with a found/blackout poem approach, then added my own twist at the end. It is often said that this is the former summarizing the latter In the former situation, I tend to judge the relationship right down to natural instinct To the extent the end of the story came into [...]

‘Did you find everything you needed?’ (a poem)

My latest musings on an oddly quiet Tuesday morning… Whenever someone asks me that I know they’re talking about the contents of my grocery basket My answer is usually ‘yes’ unless they were out of my favorite yogurt or something If I were to take the question at face value my answer would be very [...]

NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 30: Who will I wake up to be? (reversed) (a poem)

The napowrimo.net prompt for the last day of National Poetry Writing Month 2015 is to either write a poem in reverse, or take a previously written poem and reverse the order of the lines. I will want to come up with a better title for this one, but I worked with the weird dream poem [...]

Does what happens in dreams stay in dreams? (a poem)

Last night, I had one of the strangest dreams I’ve had in quite a while… I couldn’t believe they’d been hiding the cache for so long or that the secret had been so well-kept It didn’t explain anything— except perhaps the depth of their bond Yet here we were in this dusty old basement among [...]