Tag Archives: NaPoWriMo

A Divided Union (Day 30, 2018)

The NaPoWriMo folks asked us to interact with an odd historical fact. A Divided Union Lincoln was the first president with pet cats, a fact that so enraged dog-loving actor John Wilkes Booth that he interruped a play to make … Continue reading

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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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Baggy Pants (Day 28, 2018)

Two more poems after this. Baggy Pants i may look like a burnout trying too hard to recapture a youth he never actually lived in my jnco khakis and you might find me ridiculous and strange and even if all … Continue reading

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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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I have to write a poem but (Day 26, 2018)

Only a few days left for NaPoWriMo. I have to write a poem but I’d rather just get stoned and eat caramel cookies and snuggle with Kristy. I’d rather take a warm shower while listening to Sigur Rós and pretending … Continue reading

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Read All Instructions Before Consuming (Day 25, 2018)

Today’s NaPoWriMo prompt asked us to write a warning label for ourselves. Read All Instructions Before Consuming Keep out of reach of children. Take with a grain of salt. May cause stomach ulcers, increased blood pressure, and nausea. In rare … 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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