A title eludes me

Kids, Army, not in that order. College at 20, 24, 28 and 40. Art, pottery, painting, poetry. English degree first; Social worker last – childhood and my marriage fed that well. Trauma therapist now – childhood and the marriage fed that well also.  I discovered…

Hour 12: Walking through the night

“As I was walking by the street, At night, I saw a car zoom past me, Not knowing who I was, Not knowing why I was there, To them, I was just another passing stranger, They glanced at, Through the corner of their eye, While…

Me

Poet with two nationalities Two lands in my heart Two families to long for Caring mother Crawled Catholic Devoted to my faith Honored to my parents Honest to commitments Hard working teacher Passion for justice Promote unity Long for peace @Maritza – Hour Nineteen  …

Hour 14- Baby Sleep

The heavy lifting blood pint draining sighs Frequently blinks and shutters the lids The lazy sight beholds flickering lights Going on and off like a lightning bug Body laying numb lifeless in the colt Months preparing an opening a crusader gap For an outlaw streams…

Hour 13- Never

Never in my wildest dreams would have thought Thoughts that speaks sentiment and pain Pain that swim in sorrow and death Death that stings unrelenting digging deep Deep to the core the centre of the soul Soul that’s void vacuum housing the bridge Bridge that…

Introduction – 2021

I grew up in New Delhi, India, in a house and family where reading was really encouraged. Growing up, there wasn’t a free moment when I didn’t have a book in my hand. Soon enough, I began to imagine my own stories. Images became words,…

Hello everyone!

Hi – my name is Tammie /zhao. l o l , it came out like that so I thought I’d leave it. This way the algorithm might lose again, ha! I’m finding myself venturing into different pockets of the world – because there are so…

2021 Introduction

Hello everyone! I’m Julie Stanley and this is my second year writing for the Poetry Marathon. This year I’ll be doing the full marathon with a dear friend of mine who has been nothing short of amazing. Its an honor having her a part of…

Intro

Hi folks! My name is Alex Aimee Kist and I am thrilled to join the Poetry Marathon for the first time this year. I am joining from SoCal, though I am originally from Salem, MA. The past year and a half, while difficult in an…

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