~response to a young poet
who thought the subject “too pedestrian” for poetry
“Hotflashes” are not pedestrian–not
dull colorless drab humdrum lackluster stodgy uninspired
“lacking in liveliness, charm, or surprise” – 231 more words
3 days, 22 hours
I went to Poland to meet my family.
I went to mend a broken circle. I
went half German. I returned half Polish.
I returned with amber beads and vodka, 508 more words
1 week, 3 days
these are my words
on the page
tilt, orient differently–
tilt, pivot, zig zag, tilt,
give the back a break, 140 more words
2 weeks, 1 day
They slipped in
with Mother’s burning bush.
It died. They lived.
Their knobby roots crowd
around every delicacy–
meadow queen, shooting star,
coral bell, moonbeam. 67 more words
1 month, 2 weeks