Category Archives: anger

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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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer Reflects on His Life (Day 13, 2017)

The thirteenth day of National Poetry Writing Month. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer Reflects on His Life I don’t lie.   Sure, I may exaggerate reality, misdirect my interrogators, muddy the  waters, confuse the issue, conflate examples, construct and  attack … Continue reading

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Legos (Day 1, 2017)

Today is the first day of National Poetry Writing Month, where the goal is to write 30 poems in 30 days.  (You should try it.) Legos There are Legos on the floor, sharp plastic edges and round protrusions hiding just beneath … Continue reading

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from now on

I bumped into a motorcycle outside of a Flying J  in nowhere Ohio clipped the handlebar with my hip  which hurt but worse knocked the shiny black and chrome machine on its side with me unsure how  to stop the … Continue reading

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The Current State of Education (Day 25, 2016)

Day 25 of NaPoWriMo. The Current State of Education students ´╗┐test on computers 1200 kids logging on to show the state that learning has occurred in a school built 60 years ago and never properly converted to the technological standards of … Continue reading

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Blister in the Sun (Day 24, 2016)

On this 24th day of National Poetry Writing Month, I’ve have been tasked by Julie Ayers with writing a poem with this specific title. Blister in the Sun He took her to dinner at her favorite restaurant– the hole-in-the-wall sushi joint– and sat … Continue reading

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Grumpy (Day 21, 2016)

This is the 21st day of National Poetry Writing Month.   The suggested prompt for today was to write from the perspective of a fairytale’s supporting character. Grumpy My brothers whistle while they work, but personally I think they’re fools.  What … Continue reading

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