National Poetry Writing Month, Day #11

Today’s napowrimo.net prompt is to write a poem ‘in which you closely describe an object or place, and then end with a much more abstract line that doesn't seemingly [sic] have anything to do with that object or place, but which, of course, really does.’ I approached this from a slightly different angle, describing parts of the [...]

To the tap dancer centre stage (A poem)

Continuing the epistles with another terzanelle. That’s an awkward dance you’re performing Are you sure you’re getting through? It’s a little bit shaky—but you are charming All those people on the stage, and the focus is on you The place is heating up, the smoke on the rise Are you sure you’re getting through? Either way, it’s such a [...]

Overnight in Chaos Town (a poem)

Trying to capture the dream I had last night… 1 I just spent a night in Chaos Town where the production is a nightly affair the chairs stacked in rows and the stage all set I felt like an observer but I was part of the show in the hive that was home to the [...]