The Cinderella Hour

It is normally midnight When everything shuts down If you’re in the club, this doesn’t happen til damn near two. But not tonight. That isn’t what happened at all. I got all gussied up, Over my face, I made an extreme fuss. I put on…

Insuperable

What do you want for dinner? World Peace Rubix Cubes Reaching that place where lost socks go The space between time and eternity. You and me. jj2019 2019 Poetry Marathon

Alone

Finally. The pitter patter of little feet are heard only in the echo of my memory. I am an entertainer and it is time to put on the mask that hides Kim and creates Special K. This is what I long for during those hours…

Hurry

Hurry, Hurry! I’m late for a very i.portant date Like the White Rabbit, I am often scurrying to and fro Usually with multiple children in tow. And it never fails, No matter where I’ve hurried off to- It is more of the same Life has…

Dear Little Gina

Dear precious little Gina Never saying a word Then scream at the top of the stairs Just trying to be heard. Dear pretty little Gina The world will work out fine. In spite of how it seems The smiles will come with time. Dear precocious…

Temper, Temper, Temper

I am the kind if girlfriend who learns your Buttons I know when it is okay to have some fun and push them. I know when you’re not in the mood to play and this best to keep my button pushing at bay. Tonight, I’m…

Weekend Getaway

Campfires rage in a steel cold night. Coffee by the fireside and music that is right. The hush of the fog makes everything else stand still The moonbeam through the fir trees make the darkness more real. Just inside the cabin window there a canteen…

Hour 10

The world fades away. I am a pair of eyes until my cats snuggle with me. I am nestled in a forest of worries and my failures I am unable to lift from our shoulders. Still, he loves me.   I write and rewrite. Taking…

Push Through

Why did I do I do this? Was it because I thought I could deliver some creative justice To a world that is hurting, its black and blue bruises starting to show through? What made me think my voice could change anything? What words could…

Normal People

Take us on your ride, Sally. What does that mean? What normal people have you ever seen? Maybe I over anticipate what you’ll say. Maybe your characters will live in a normal way. They’ll have joys and pains, sunshine and rain And when it’s all…