The smoke and the fire (A poem)

Technically, I wrote my Day 8 entry for National Poetry Writing Month yesterday, so here is a poem I wrote today. The smoke will rise in good time leaving ash and fragments of bone the proverbial trail of tears a regret or two and a reminder that everything ends The light will give it shape [...]

NaPoWriMo 2015, Day 14: After the rain, everything looked different (a poem)

Today’s prompt in The Daily Poet by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano is to write a poem starting with After the rain, it all looked different. Close enough… That’s what I wanted to believe that the rain would wash it all away the particles in the air the worries in my head the indescribable something that makes [...]