Category Archives: fear

What the Cat Saw (Day 26, 2017)

Just a few more days to go for National Poetry Writing Month. What the Cat Saw The cat balances  on the back of the couch with her face pressed against the window watching the little boy play soccer in the neighbor’s … Continue reading

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I Want to Know (Day 17, 2017)

This is NaPoWriMo’s 17th day. I Want to Know I want to know the answers to all of life’s pressing questions,  like what does it all mean and not only that but  why does it have to mean snything I want to … Continue reading

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Tom Called Again (Day 12, 2017)

It’s the 12th day of National Poetry Writing Month. Tom Called Again The fourth time today and the 21st of her  four days gone. Lonely more than possessive, he trusts her but fears fate, worries some random accident will take her  … Continue reading

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My Advice for Today’s Youth (Day 8, 2017)

Day 8 of National Poetry Writing Month arrives with a prompt asking us to use repetition in a poem. My Advice for Today’s Youth I got married at 20, and when I talk to kids, I tell them you should, too! Many … Continue reading

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What the Pond Claimed (Day 7, 2017)

Because today is the seventh day of National Poetry Writing Month, we were asked to write about luck. What the Pond Claimed It was rare for there to be ice on the surface of my parents’ pond, but it had been … Continue reading

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Hamster Wheel Blues (Day 2, 2017)

Day 2 of National Poetry Writing Month.  Try not to judge me too harshly for working outside my comfort zone here. Hamster Wheel Blues Slapdash grab cash Friday night get trashed Sleep it off cough cough Wake alone jerkoff Plug away … 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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