Tag: poetry

Daily Prompt: Encrusted – The Northwest Passage

The wind howls, but the sails are still Stiffened in the inescapable chill Rigging once full of avian cries Now just cloth encrusted with ice Creaking wood moans low under the wind Trapped and left with nothing to defend In the bowels, straps and…

Daily Prompt: Constant

Change is constant This is all we know I’m a spring singer a summer sojourner in autumn, an artist and a winter writer Live in an instant Just go with the flow I’m always uncomfortable because I’m always changing my identity’s portable we’re not…

Daily Prompt: Lecture

Make sure you use the appropriate pencil Don’t draw freeform, use this stencil Armed police keep you safer than a fence will Dress for Jesus, and don’t be sinful We don’t want you led astray, we’ll blur out those pixels That’s a fire hazard,…

Be Wilder: an advice poem

Be wilder: Baby girl please don’t age; you’re so pretty Be wilder: Pretend you’re a ballerina Be wilder: But be nicer to Tina Be wilder: One day you’ll travel the planet Be wilder: Make a wish; the candles are lit Be wilder: But don’t…

Daily Prompt: Cavity

cavity social poem

cavity like the one in your chest just because they said you were resisting arrest cavity like the ones in your teeth leading to extraction cause you can’t afford to treat cavity like the ones that get searched by the ones that never put…

Daily Prompt: Dominant – Allele Appeal

oval face cleftless widow’s peak eyebrows bushy, sepa r ated skip mascara dimples free lobes almond eyes .f.r.e.c.k.l.e.s. tongue rollin’, no foldin’ wax my middle finger can’t thumb a ride bent pinky left over right brush the back of my hand only need two…