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why, she asks

the
stars
cannot
rearrange
themselves in the sky
I weave some flowers in her hair

Life

beyond her smile

her
eyes
did not
partake in
the charade that her
persistent smile contrived to weave

Daily Prompt – Partake

Life

NaPoWriMo - Day 22

Melding prompts again today with Poetic Asides suggestion to take the name of a plant, flower or tree and make it the title of your poem, and the… 151 more words

Poems

Generation Alienation

Dreaming of a life we can never attain
Drinking in big brother convincing ourselves sane
Brainwashed on reality TV, fame aint setting in
Where did it go wrong, where did it begin? 86 more words

Poetry

Mythology in the Shadows

Centuries ago
The gods and goddesses played
Controlling nature
Answering mortal questions
And punishing at whims
A deity for every aspect
That life threw into the path… 60 more words

Writing

Poet

Everybody is a somebody…..

The body suit zipper stood waiting to unzip,
Like a hatched shell, polka dot complexion,
Where a baby ostrich lay.

Some call that baby, a baby… 133 more words

Poetry

If I set myself on fire

If I set myself on fire, would you see me then?
If you could see the flames from far away, would you come close?
Why do I have to be so dramatic and drastic to get your attention? 52 more words

Tyler Strittmatter