Category Archives: Poetic Asides Chapbook Challenge 2016

Love Squared, Shared

.. We go (forth), we multiply, by our selves. We embrace love and trace our selves in papered skin. We grin. We lend a hand. We stand for what is right and fight when needed, on our knees. We are … Continue reading

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Night Music

… There’s a tang -led web of logic (a particular lyrical sway) to the way the cloud pack stacks the deck toward jazz -mine moon. There’s a fin -ality to the way the sea (her siren song strong) froths long … Continue reading

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Pillow Case

… Eyelash flutter cool side clean, midnight mutter waking dreams. .. NovPAD, day 19 (still catching up, backwards.) 

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Keep This Under Your Hat

… , that quiet place you hang your ………..(heart) home. Fold it over twice and press the crease against your unquiet skin. Against your lips. Against your ribs. Against you. For you might find its pros(e) and cons (its p’s … Continue reading

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shoulda-whispered thoughts to my sometimes self

… i wish i woulda kept you to myself, held you in {under} ribbed cage. i maybe coulda cut you off behind these tired teeth, had my heart not h(u)mmmm’d so loud into this hot-wired sky. ah, well. perhaps this … Continue reading

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origami heart

… fold me in two paper thin and waiting for the next in -crease.     .. NovPAD, day 17. …

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Play Me Something Smooth, with a Little Kick

.. ’Cuz I’m about to go out fightin’, go out writin’ somethin’ that just might stick. Play me some blues, some funk, some rattled junk – and all that jazz. Play me for a fool, school me in the ways … Continue reading

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play my name

… across this whispered breeze treble-trembled soft, and spit-shined fine. form my syllables from songs of sky and moon and sea; see how they define me.     …

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contrary concrete

.. there’s art on her way into the city. also, an ex -pletive or two. she likes to count the letter Zs. see how many she can catch before the buildings scrape the sky. there’s a guy on the last … Continue reading

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tree house

.. don’t mind us …..(or find us), we’re just up here in our tree. Making chai tea and re -discovering our chi. we’re brilliant-busy listening to the whisper of the leaves, the way the wise wood knows things. you can … Continue reading

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