Introductions

Please introduce yourself Among the poets here Among the new friends We have yet to meet. Please introduce yourself Tell us who Tell us where And especially tell us why. Please introduce yourself Give us a tiny glimpse Of you, as a poet You, as…

Hour 4 Prompt – Creator

I unlock my thoughts, These black and white letters, In this daily newspaper, That travels more to my mind, I experience a lurch in my stomach, As I board the train to my office, Every man around me, Reminds me of some crime, I rub…

Itching

One July day Karen and I took a walk in the woods. Summer friends since our days as kindergarteners a decade before, things had changed. Karen had changed. Sister of my best friend David, her tomboy ways with fishing poles and bait, canoes, axes and…

1010 -8

As I sit here waiting. Anticipating the coming hours. The next prompt. That births each one. My nerves grating, my stomach aching. My hands and body shaking. The second hour in, I’m physically sick. Headache approaches, in the third. My mind teetering. Taking the time,…