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Misreading the Cards (Day 27, 2018)

NaPoWriMo asked us to write about Tarot cards today. Misreading the Cards We had been having sex every day for a few weeks which I knew to be a sin even though I tried to convince myself I loved her … 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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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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Unhappy Ending (Day 10, 2018)

Welcome back to everyone I haven’t offended! Let’s try again. Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt involved two unrelated things happening at the same time. Unhappy Ending I hold tight to her hips as we rock together, my hand dipping to cup her … Continue reading

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home (Day 4, 2018)

Todays’s NaPoWriMo prompt asks us to write about an abstract idea using concrete nouns. I’m not entirely sure what that means, but here goes… home a purring cat on a worn-out pillow, a snoring dog on the red shag rug, … Continue reading

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An Incomplete List of Reasons Why I Love My Wife (Day 3, 2018)

Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt asked us to write a list poem. An Incomplete List of Reasons Why I Love My Wife I cannot live without the glare she shoots my way after a dead baby joke, that mix of scorn and … Continue reading

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I brought home a kitten

I brought home  a kitten for my wife to cuddle on the couch in front of the TV but it scratched her on the cheek and shat in her slipper which no one noticed until … yuck and now the … Continue reading

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