While I wait (A poem)

Started while sitting in a coffee shop that was a bit too warm for comfort… The room is large, but the tables are small there’s barely enough space for two and it’s hot—almost too hot for waiting Yet here I am, waiting for you There’s barely enough space for two but I’m making do with [...]

The window in the room where the poets played (a poem)

It’s double-shot Friday, I guess. Probably because of that second cup of coffee… Here at the table next to the window the light is dim throwing shadows everywhere Night waits at the window for silence to return when people sleep and only the rain still stirs The vase on the windowsill is happy it has [...]

A couple with their heads full of clouds (a poem)

The January 23rd prompt in The Daily Poet, by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano, is to write a poem that either uses the title of a Salvador Dalí work as the title, or includes four items from a list of titles of his work. I ended up doing both. She looked down at the table her [...]