You Could Write Anything

Go on. Try it. Maybe start with a word. The most lovely word. Your favourite, in fact. Describe its colours. Describe its sound. Tell us about the music it forms in your mind. Set that paragraph into a… Read More

Mundane Description

“Annie! Annie, are you up yet? I’m taking the kids to school!” Avery’s voice carries well throughout the house and reminds me of home. I’m awake, but have yet to rise. I have to now. First stop is… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More