Don’t even think about writing a poem about writing a poem. That’s just the type of thing you like to do, isn’t it? I know your type. And please don’t start choreographing some modern dance piece where you stand on stage and talk about Doris Humphrey, asymmetry, and […]
FLASH FICTION FOR THE PURPOSEFUL PRACTITIONER- 2018: WEEK #41 Lela sat on the couch and reached under the end table for her tennis shoes. Her fingers found a sizable dust bunny, but no shoes. ”Again?” she asked as she dropped to the floor to have a look. For the […]
Griselda crawled out of the ocean. She took her first hungry breath. It was time to claim her birthright.
Yesterday I’m at my local Planet Fitness recovering from my 20-minute treadmill walk and a smattering of strength training. I need this recovery period to get my legs working a little better. I’m uncomfortable crossing the road to get to my car. Today I’m at home on the […]
Week 139 Sandy thought Darryl was boyfriend material. She was pleased when he invited her up for coffee after their first date. The dream ended when she saw what he kept in those baskets.
I looked up and saw the moon It hovered in the blue sky Was this right? Can you see the moon in broad daylight? I must have had this experience before Sometime in 47 years I have surely seen a daytime moon I looked away and then looked […]
I wish I could love you I wish you were gentle and soft And not frightened and small I can say that I love you, but it doesn’t feel true Maybe if I pray for a trick or a secret door Maybe I can learn to love someone […]