Tag: national poetry month

NaPoWriMo Day 20: Stallion Moon

My nine year old wrote Of the pale moon gracefully Riding stallion clouds.   I begged him for it That magical phrase, just to Say how proud I am.

NaPoWriMo Day 18: Glass

Is it animal, vegetable, or mineral? We’re playing twenty questions And the boy can’t quite figure out If glass is one of the three Or none One or none Or some of all It’s mineral I say, without thinking But then I do think… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day 18: Glass”

NaPoWriMo Day Sixteen: Drunkk

I had an idea For words In the middle of the night In vino veritas Perhaps But definitely In vino no memoriae.       (For the love of cheese someone clean up my Latin! Please!)

NaPoWriMo Day Thirteen: Only in Dreams

Only in dreams do I feel The success of nostalgia The culmination of that homesickness For that place I’ve never been At least not in this life Or with this body Or maybe with this soul I don’t pretend to know How it all… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day Thirteen: Only in Dreams”

NaPoWriMo Day Twelve: The Starter

I can’t stop thinking about it Living in my kitchen Sealed in its jar… Or so I thought. It crept out one night After we’d watched too much dark sci-fi And the bubbles were more meaningful than ever It crept out, right through the… Continue Reading “NaPoWriMo Day Twelve: The Starter”