Blind 12/30

Some can't see because their eyes fail themSome can't see because their mind fails them...

11/30 more poetry than you can shake a stick at

My cat is fierce,loving, ferocious, and a little bit crazy.He responds to many of his names,Pudding, Count Snackula, Snacky Von Dracky,Little-Little-Little-Little-Little,Turkey Leg, Precious, Fatty-Pattaty,Oh Pussy-Cat, Snarshy, Hissy,and finally Hissy Paticy.Maybe that's why he's a little cooky.

One of Zero Poem 9/30

My fiance calls people with those ear buds talking on their cell phones One of Zero.It's a reference to The Borg, the villians on Star Trek who are interconnected with the Borg Collective.No one is alone.  You are one of seven or one of twelve hundred.So, One of Zero,You look agitated, enlivened and a little …

Something sweet 5/30 (behind again)

There is something so sweetabout coming home to yousoftness and warmth and welcomingthere was never a moment that I experiencedprior to this that felt this wayI could have never planned, plotted or securedNever had an inkling, a feeling or a hunchthat it would ever be quite like thisor coming from you.

Poem 2/30

It's 6:12 pm and I have learned of your death from third hand sources and overheard phone calls. You and I were never friends and never will be.We passed and never really spokenunless is was about the dogor the noiseor the indifference.I called the police for you when he broke in.Sad that he was actually the …

April is National Poetry Writing Month, 30 days, 30 poems, I’m already behind

The ChallengeIt looks funWow that was amazingLet's do this,you know we can do thisIt's just a short timeYou've done harder thingsWhat if it's not cool..Oh, woah...that killed it.There was that spark and ooopsss.....The dark just came in and squishOuchIt doesn't seem so fun anymoreMaybe it's not for meMaybe it's time to think of something elsePauseFill …

Poetry

Many times in a yoga class I have either read poetry or quotes or had poetry read to me.  I went on Friday to an amazing slam poet Buddy Wakefield whose work really touches my soul. The past few days, that experience included, has really brought me into a new frame of consciousness.  I'm shifting paradigms …