Category: writing

Floppy Disk

NaPoWriMo Day 17: Obsolete Tech

My floppy disks Held all I held dear My writing, recipe for beer I can’t read them anymore I don’t remember either what’s on them Makes me wonder Should we hold on to possessions?...

NaPoWriMo Day 16: An Avalanche of Niceness

You rock Also avalanche Crush me with niceness Make me want to better You. Impossible. I like being flattened With your love. I’m all Warmed up. Here’s the prompt. Here’s another poem.

NaPoWriMo 2020 Day 15: Inspired by Pink Floyd

As we adjust To the new normal Some pushing Some giving way All online though Weee Have become Uncomfortably numb We dare not think What will happen If our old normal Disappears. Survival of...


NaPoWriMo 2020 Day 14: Penelope

It little profits that an idle queen Match’d with an aged hubby, I meet and dole Unequal laws to savage twins, That hoard pacifiers Eat not or sleep And know not me. I cannot...


NaPoWriMo 2020 Day 13: Stolen

Lifted cupcakes on a school trip From a shop in Kathmandu Just to see if we could. We could. I wouldn’t today Knowing they’d suffer Thanks to Covid. Here’s the prompt. Here’s another poem.

NaPoWriMo 2020 Day 10: Hay(na)ku

Home Besieged castle Dying of boredom Here’s the prompt. I like writing short poems, but ironically I found myself wanting to write more here! Oh well. Here’s another poem.

NaPoWriMo 2020 Day 9: Two Parallelograms Poem

Boredom Not easy to kill Formatting Helps time fill. My first shape poem, thanks to the NaPoWriMo prompt. Couldn’t get the formatting right in text here (yes, that’s ironical) so I’ve uploaded a picture...

NaPoWriMo 2020 Day 8: Papa Patriarchy

Putting a door on a woman’s mouth My foot was already in my mouth Its usual place You can’t slam the door now Papa Patriarchy. This prompt was fun- taking the first line from...