Saturday morning (a poem)

Today’s catch phrase is Holy crap! Because that’s what I have been saying all weekend. Also, it’s a new month, which means I need to come up with a new writing challenge. I think it is going to be simplicity—that is, simpler language, avoiding unnecessary descriptors or embellishments, keeping to the minimum needed to get the [...]

Time to grab a pick and start digging… (a poem)

It was a much quieter morning for me today than yesterday, even though I am still sneezing plenty. At least I had enough relief to enjoy some coffee and watch the first season of Girls (which I had not seen before) on Amazon Prime. I watch another one have another cup of coffee as I think about my life [...]

Saturday morning (a poem)

Now back to some regular poeting… The November 29th 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 begins with the next thing anyone says to you.’ If nobody else is around, it suggests calling somebody up, or turning on the TV or radio, [...]