Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Guide to Romance for the Discerning Fetishist (Day 30)

(This last NaPoWriMo poem is for a niche audience, I’ll admit.) A Guide to Romance for the Discerning Fetishist Her feet should be soft and smooth toes at first curling in modesty before finding comfort in the touch of your … Continue reading

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Dumb Luck (Day 29)

(Only two more NaPoWriMo days left, counting this one.) Dumb Luck My cousin had an ATV built more like a Jeep with two bucket seats seatbelts and a steering wheel plus a bed in the back so he could haul … Continue reading

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What did I eat before bedtime? (Day 28)

(Day 28 of National Poetry Writing Month.) What did I eat before bedtime? Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise made a sex tape in my dream but it was interrupted by a graphic dashboard video of the police blasting the older … Continue reading

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Infertility (Day 27)

(Another day of the NaPoWriMo exercise.) Infertility Pictures of disingenuous lesbians on the bathroom floor pants around ankles cup in hand performance anxiety Middle aged women discuss grandchildren beyond the door wife and mother-in-law waiting he attempts arousal everybody knows … Continue reading

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Cravings (Day 26)

(A friend’s story inspired this NaPoWriMo piece.) Cravings A pregnant woman has a craving for pickles dipped in peanut butter and she asks her husband to go out to the grocery store to pick up some kosher dill spears. He … Continue reading

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The Ballad of the Blind Teacher (Day 25)

(Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt was a ballad, hence the rhyme and meter.) The Ballad of a Blind Teacher A blind young man sat at a school a grading pen in hand. Let me tell you about this fool who is forever … Continue reading

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Prisoner of Love (Day 24)

(This entry for National Poetry Writing Month is based on a true story, which is both appalling and totally Baltimore at the same time.) Prisoner of Love In any circumstance having your child’s father in prison makes your life harder … Continue reading

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