Frayed (a poem)

A long day. Only one poem, but an improvement on yesterday… Is there another way to make the spark if the first encounter isn’t enough? Disappointment hovers so near the surface I can hide it, but I know it’s still there even as desire stretches me taut and tendons fray All the turmoil hidden thoughts [...]

A partial list of bad things (a poem)

My verbless poem challenge feels extra challenging today, so this one is a list poem. … Air quotes Cigarette smoke The devil below Republican leaders Bottom feeders Walmart greeters Weak links Clogged sinks Dry erase ink Oil spills Fever with chills Unpaid bills Macaroni collage A Monica Geller massage Self-sabotage The dating game Spirals of [...]