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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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Random White Men (Day 24, 2018)

For a friend. Random White Men You’ve been married twice, her mother complained. You’d think at least one could have been Puerto Rican. The old woman grumbled curses in Spanish while the pale man sat smiling in ignorance on the … Continue reading

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Changes (Day 19, 2018)

National Poetry Writing Month moves forward! Changes when David Bowie died I stayed in bed all day flattened by the loss of an artist I rarely listened to (and then only the hits) I found myself filled with regrets as … 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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the cost of dreams (Day 16, 2018)

For today’s poem, Julie over at SalonZ and I agreed to use the same title for our poems. She picked today’s title; I’ll choose tomorrow’s. the cost of dreams thirty-eight ninety-nine plus tax and shipping for a black acoustic guitar … Continue reading

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My Daughter Writes Poems (Day 13, 2018)

It’s Friday the 13th and NaPoWriMo. My Daughter Writes Poems My daughter writes poems much better than mine. If she was mid-twenties, I’d shrug snd say, “Fine,” but, no, I’m unsettled– you see, she’s just nine. My daughter writes poems, … 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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