Running on empty (a poem)

The January 14th prompt in The Daily Poet, by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano, is to write a poem that consists of one run-on sentence—commas okay, but no colons or semi-colons. I hate run-on sentences, but I figured I'd give this one a shot. I ended up, more or less, with a prose poem. I don’t like [...]

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 [...]