Tag Archives: November Chapbook Challenge 2020

if you had 8 arms, you’d understand

(i think),why i must go with the flow of the ocean and all that                                                 ink.  :: written for poetic asides November chapbook challenge.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

one poem

and we find ourselves falling into its pages tucking ourselves between stanzas as silk  pillowcases. two days later we’re still here three sheets to the (whirl)wind drunk  on phrase for another four days. gimme fiveminutes and i’ll tell you each rhyme-and -rhythm’d tale, … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

When the sky is just the perfect shade of blue

,  ‘it’s the color of my wedding dress!’ she saysand he always fires back ‘periwinkle?’ and there’s a wink built right in and then she says ‘cornflower blue.’ and after 22 years it’s something            that never gets old, always new, this  laughter borrowed over blue.  :: written for poetic asides November … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments

our dragons

we secure them with invisible                                            (silly) string, and sing them a lullaby so they’ll finally sleep.  they keep waking, taking stars.  written for poetic asides November chapbook challenge.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

fairywren falling

the sky is calling, so i wing my way                          up               up    up to say a few words to that lonely moon. now  waxing, Icarus fooling no one, melting into cloud cover and ebony’s small still voice. twitter-pated by stars,  dot-to-dot-chalk -trying to figure out where to begin.  but sometimes you just … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

{comma, and}

, and then she’s running down the middle of the road in her bare feet in the rain, and the sky is cracking open and calling her name in a language she sudden -ly understands. And her hands are wrapped … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

night marred

when i wakesweat still slick on brow, i bow and thankthe day for light.  Written for Poetic Asides November Chapbook Challenge.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment