57Mbps (and nothing on) (a poem)

This ended up being not a very productive day in any sense of the word… Finality—a presumption of pundits ratings their ultimate goal gelatinous grey matter a matter of little concern under hot studio lights and pits of sweat Uncertainty—the reality on the ground a concern of punters before their devices desktop, portable, or in [...]

A lull in the conversation (a poem)

This started out as a simple haiku… Fingers press buttons to write the words and click ‘send’ —the easiest thing But waiting is hard For all of two minutes now there’s been no reply There must be something that someone’s not telling me What else can it be? If I hit ‘refresh’ maybe something will [...]

Interstitial poem (a poem)

Slim pickings yesterday. Between the heat and general frustration with the course of the day, I wrote much less than usual… Dramatic license gives me a reason to proceed though I never know what’s coming up next I hate living so deep in the unknown but the mystery does keep things from getting dull No [...]

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 [...]