If I had a tail

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    If I had a tail I’d want one like this to whip it around as I RAARRRed and I hissed. I’d walk like a queen, I’d prance it around, showing it… Continue reading

NaPoWriMo Day 22 challenge (not-quite-right poetry)

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Today’s http://www.napowrimo.net prompt: Write a poem for children.  My kids always liked the nonsense stuff–so here goes….   BUZZARD SAW   I buzz a saw-word– saw a buzzard– branching on a sit. The… Continue reading

Poet’s Block

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You struggle for the words. Staring at a page of want Not caring for the empty.   You’re up at 4 a.m. Staring at an open fridge Not caring for the contents.  … Continue reading

NaPoWriMo day 21 prompt (And Oaths to Keep)

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Day 21 prompt is to write a “New York School” conversational tone: references to friends and to places in and around New York, humor, inclusion of pop culture, and a sense of the… Continue reading

Itchy Scratchy

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  Itchy, scratchy Fat White Dog  rolls around a half a log looks for food and scrounges drink eats the grass and sniffs the stink rolls around on mounds of dung before she… Continue reading

NaPoWriMo day 20 (All in the Family)

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NaPoWriMo day 20 prompt:  http://www.napowrimo.net/    Write a poem in the voice of a member of your family.    Looks like fun.   🙂 We’re waiting. Always waiting for mom to go to… Continue reading

Easter thoughts

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Actually, human nature expresses the same whether left, right, religion or anti-religion. What if Christ returned? Instead of crucified outright physically for the world to see, would it not be more likely that… Continue reading

I Scare

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Just one of those poems that was too cat-like not to write. -)

Edit the darkness

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  Still awake at midnight, the twilight of living between day and dark, I struggle against weary.   Wandering through a fog of what if and what missed, I reach to pet a… Continue reading

NaPoWriMo day 18 prompt (All 4s)

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Day 18 NaPoRwiMo prompt:   ruba’i is a four-line stanza, with a rhyme scheme of AABA.  It should be as easy as pie (if you make the innards in a blender and use… Continue reading