Exercise in Patience

Skipping today's writing prompt because it's not very interesting… Today turned out to be an exercise in patience. With my recent experiences with my state's health insurance exchange—whether online or on the phone—being one exercise in frustration after another, when it came to talking with my current insurer about the premium for the new policy [...]

National Poetry Writing Month: Day 22 (April 22, 2013)

Ignoring today's prompt; writing a pastoral poem doesn't interest me. The shadow of the chair in the morning sun, like a lion about to strike. The warmth and the distraction remind me I have things to do. Sounds come in from off the streets outside; the roar of the traffic ebbs and flows. The skies [...]