Election fatigue (A poem)

This one will date quickly—but I want to get it out of my system… It’s only one week into March and I’m already tired of the elections all that yelling and back-and-forth and the size of Drumpf’s erection I’m already tired of this election Let’s just get it over and done Pondering the size of [...]

The long slide from hope to rage (A poem)

This pantoum was inspired by the title of an article appearing in The Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2016/mar/02/the-guardian-view-on-super-tuesday-the-long-slide-from-hope-to-rage They say it’s a long slide from hope to rage some have been on the slide for a long, long time Some stand at the top, peering nervously over the edge hoping it’s not their turn this time Some have been on [...]

National Poetry Writing Month: Day #18 (April 18, 2013)

Today's prompt: write a poem that begins and ends with the same word. Given the whirlwind-of-change-inspired self-reflection of the last few months, it was almost too easy. Not that the poem itself was necessarily easy, just the challenge… I haven't stopped for long though time seems to stretch out this moment beyond tolerance Unannounced delays [...]