NaPoWriMo 6: the inheritance

Day 6’s prompt is as follows: Go to a book you love. Find a short line that strikes you. Make that line the title of your poem. Write a poem inspired by the line. Then, after you’ve finished, change the title completely. Here goes! the inheritance here, take this, he said. unfolding my fingers palm…… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 6: the inheritance

NaPoWriMo 4: obviously

Today’s prompt: write about an image from Liminal Spaces. Here’s my chosen image: obviously people often ask why she keeps secrets tucked like used tissues in a jean pocket daring anyone to touch them without asking permission. she never replies. simply stares blankly mascara-streaked cheeks telling a story that cannot be heard by anyone who…… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 4: obviously

NaPoWriMo 2: anti-adulting in the key of orange

In alignment with Day 2 of NaPoWriMo here is a free-written piece inspired by Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken.” We are to write about a time when we didn’t take a path and it made all the difference. Photo by Steve Johnson on anti-adulting in the key of orange that’s a fine way…… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2: anti-adulting in the key of orange

Accidentally Great

All sorrows can be borne if you put them in a story or tell a story about them.Isak Dinesen During my creative sabbatical from ages 27 – 35, I forgot the rhythm of my own creation. I ignored inspiration for logic, and got caught like an unsuspecting deer in the headlights of “success” as defined…… Continue reading Accidentally Great