Monthly Archives: November 2020

Abide (an Aubade)

Crack open that bright blue dawn and watch the sun yawn and stretch again, begin to light our f(l)ight.  We raise wings and sing, abide in deeper things than the morrows and sorrows of this place. This day, we find grace in the staying.  :: it’s Quadrille … Continue reading

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stage: left

we outta here with our pens and our plans and our cramped-up hands and our scrib-bled dreams. these syllables are our last gasps and death-rattle rasps of lyric, lung and ripped-at-stanza seams. this means  our scribbles are all scrabbled out, and there’s no doubt … Continue reading

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wanting whim

this year’s gone all heavy again, lead-bellied belligerent bossypants and i long to tutu and tulle, rule the school with taffeta promises and stripey-socked  glee. you see, we’ve got some giggles that need loosing. some bubbles that need  blown to sky. some … Continue reading

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tell me again about the dragons (and the plums)

we ate them all (the plums, not the dragons) so cold, just waiting there in the ice -box. we left none for the dragons (so hot).they’re left with nothing but wasted thought and witch-craft and hungry tums and fiery hums.  :: a quick remix for poetic asides … Continue reading

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#thankfuls

we count them daily these gifts, these rifts that allow our worry to rest. we wrestle them into our pockets and let them over-flow. we know they heal fear and draw us nearer to true: we’re blessed.  :: written for poetic asides November chapbook … Continue reading

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blue friday

and what’s next is breathingand believing the best and getting some rest and communing with sky and not asking why and holding on to Whoand breathing in Blue.  :: written for poetic asides November chapbook challenge.

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braggin’ writes

ok, so this is ’bout to be just ’bout da best poem you ever did see,  soon as i get me muse awaked. soon as I get these fingers shaked just right, soon as the light slants on the page, soon as i get these wars all … Continue reading

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to fall in love with the world again

, you must engage a flower in full conversation.  you must allow a tree to tell you secrets.  you must find yourself in this ridiculous sky.  to fall in love with this world {a gain},  you must hold hands with hopeand contemplate clouds.  you must bare your soul your feet your heart  … Continue reading

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she of feathers

  we uncage her, engage her in song.  the world’s a skyof branches and blue, a humming-hope promiseof wing and wind.   written for poetic asides November chapbook challenge.

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how then shall we scale this sky?

if you bend low, i can stand on your should-ers and stretch up up up on my tiptoes to reach Orion’s belt                     and fly.  ::written for poetic asides November chapbook challenge.

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