Alone

Now if you listen closelyI’ll tell you what I knowStorm clouds are gatheringThe wind is gonna blowThe race of man is sufferingAnd I can hear the moan, ‘Cause nobody,But nobodyCan make it out here alone. Nostalgia always makes me seek out what triggered the emotion. I hadn’t read much of her before I saw PoeticContinue reading “Alone”

Poetic Justice

Anyone remember that movie? Tupac was in it and Janet Jackson, Ms Jackson. It was really good if you haven’t seen it. Watch it. Anyway, this batch is very poetic. Writer Twitter is dominated by poets. At some point I guess you join in or stand on the sideline cheering and going hoarse. 5/28/20 ItContinue reading “Poetic Justice”

Summer Showers

Creative Writing Prompt: Rain Going with poetry this time. I only have the attention span for short poems so I’ll do a few different styles. Sijo: Icy rain like shards of glass pelt my skin with tiny cuts Freezing winds slice through my soul and leave me bare, lost, unwhole A kiss of barren hopeContinue reading “Summer Showers”

Acrostic

Writing Challenge: Acrostic Poem Every now and then I’ll dip a toe in the poetic league. I’m not very good so I tend to stand by the side and read what’s out there. The one thing that surprised me when I joined writing Twitter was the number of poets. I have to say that’s inspiring.Continue reading “Acrostic”

And We Write

Challenge: Ask somebody you know how his or her day was. Make any kind of poem out of their answer. So I slept past the shadows of the morn Unconcerned with the passage of time Never far from the regions of my mind Naked wishes a reminder of your scorn Yellowed sun turned to redContinue reading “And We Write”