Category Archives: anger

Show Them the Greats! (Day 29, 2018)

Tomorrow is the last poem I’m writing for a while… Show Them the Greats! A poetry anthology for teens got a one star Amazon review from a man claiming that all the poems were from contemporary poets of little fame … Continue reading

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Advice for the Angry Poet (Day 18, 2018)

Another day of NaPoWriMo. Advice for the Angry Poet you can’t write good poems while rage boils like scorched coffee, filling your mind with bitter smoke and you can’t write good poems while muttering obscenities in a volume somewhere between … Continue reading

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On a Diet, Unfortunately (Day 12, 2018)

NaPoWriMo continues. On a Diet, Unfortunately I need to lose 30 pounds so I’m tracking my meals for the first time ever and I’m realizing that I’ve never really been hungry before now, before this app began calculating my consumption, … Continue reading

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Next Year, in Court (Day 11, 2018)

My friends want to know if my wife is angry about yesterday’s NaPoWriMo poem. Meanwhile, the prompt today is to write a poem about the future. Next Year, in Court My attorney told me not to settle but he hadn’t … Continue reading

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Fuck This Poem (Day 9, 2018)

Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt asked us to include something big and something little in our poem. Not sure if this counts. Fuck This Poem Fuck this poem. Fuck the time I’ve wasted writing and revising it. Fuck every line break, every … Continue reading

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Barfight, 1999 (Day 5, 2018)

Today, I’ve decided to ignore the NaPoWriMo prompt. Barfight, 1999 In the movies it all works perfectly but real life is more frustrating. The chain tears the flesh just fine, a satisfying spatter speckles your forearm as you squeeze the … Continue reading

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I’m Tired of Poems (Day 24, 2017)

This is the 24th day of National Poetry Writing Month. I’m Tired of Poems I’m tired of poems about butterflies and lilac bushes and hope and love and beauty all that worn-out shit I want the poetry of  blood-spattered curtains and … Continue reading

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