Words for the Year
A man walks into a bar. You think that’s some kind of joke?
Actually he runs in, to get out of the freezing weather.
Who cares, you say. 343 more words
2 days, 5 hours ago
Kim Addonizio is an Italian-American poet.
She was asked in an interview what her other interests were, besides writing.
“Sex and death are right up there. 399 more words
4 days, 12 hours ago
When I walk in,
men buy me drinks before I even reach the bar.
They fall in love with me after one night,
even if we never touch. 139 more words
3 weeks, 5 days ago
Another Fearless Year
This poem was inspired by the July 31 poetry prompt in The Daily Poet: Day-by-Day Prompts for Your Writing Practice by Kelli Russell Agodon and Martha Silano. 271 more words
4 weeks, 1 day ago
There they lie, fasting and molting
and not moving, but for an occasional
stray flipper that idly rises
and sinks down, into the mass
of massive bodies. 123 more words
1 month ago
Once a Day Poetry
In this shallow creek
they flop and writhe forward as the dead
float back toward them. Oh, I know
what I should say: fierce burning in the body… 158 more words
Poet Susan Rooke will be the featured reader on Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 7:15 to 9:00 at BookWoman (5501 N. Lamar) for May’s 2nd Thursday Poetry Reading and Open Mic. 1,843 more words
3 months, 3 weeks ago