Blank Pages

Blink. Blink. Blink. Goes the cursor on a white page. Frustration boils over, Inspiration fails today. Write about writer’s block What a mundane topic. Wrenching words from the abyss. Trying too hard to make them fit. The end result: a mediocre poem dripping with contempt for a craft so easily dissuaded by a day void … Continue reading Blank Pages

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September 11th 2001

I remember the quiet more than anything else. It was too quiet for a September school day, I didn’t understand why-I just knew that there was an emptiness to the morning. My mother woke my sister and I up and dressed us quickly before running back downstairs. I heard the TV in the family room-that … Continue reading September 11th 2001

Living in 20 Words or Less

cars honking, trucks rumbling, construction crashing, sirens wailing, radios playing, trains on tracks. fans cheering, bats cracking, traffic moving, dogs barking, people laughing, buses sneezing. door slamming, bags rustling, heeling clacking, music playing, gate ringing closed. wood thumping, keys jingling, people talking, grill sizzling, doorknob turning. alarm beeping, bell twinkling, door shutting, bags dropping down. … Continue reading Living in 20 Words or Less

Wrath

Nothing is more powerful Than an angry nation. We the People of an outraged population demand our voices be heard. Sitting in the White Mansion, or Capital Hall hearing only the words of a warped reality. Ignorance is bliss when you dismiss our displeasure of your offensive policies. We the People will not stand for … Continue reading Wrath