Eleven reasons we’re not together (a poem)

And so it comes back around… The July 19th prompt in The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice, by Kelli Russell Agodon & Martha Silano, is to "write your own list poem using ‘because’ as your refrain word." (Their main point of reference is Juan Felipe Herrera’s ‘187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross The Border’ poem.) As [...]

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 [...]

27 Reasons I Still Have Anxiety (a poem)

This was a tough one. The July 19th prompt in The Daily Poet: Day-By-Day Prompts For Your Writing Practice, by Kelli Russell Agodon & Martha Silano, is to "write your own list poem using 'because' as your refrain word." (Their main reference was Juan Felipe Herrera's '187 Reasons Mexicanos Can't Cross The Border' poem.) The tough part [...]