Poetry Marathon Hour 19:

Slowly but surely gradually but impactfully making popcorn and making progress as hour 19 kicks off. And there’s something so beautiful in the fact that we are still here despite everything that has been thrown our way – lack of sleep, lack of veggies, lack…

3:00 AM – Waist Beads (Hour 19)

stringing beads in a pattern is both ritual and catharsis the careful consideration of colors, gems, jewels, and metals coordinated to express a mood or a special moment scooped up on thin needles and strong thread over and over until completion the care is intentional…

Hour 19: Self-Portrait – DSC #1

Self-Portrait – DSC #1   The computer sits open and GLARES so hard hard the harshest light illuminates tired lines which are etched etched into every surface on my sleep slick face MUSIC helped early but SILENCE now caressing the danger danger which is too…

3:00 AM – Out Of Gas (Hour 19)

Out of Gas (3:00 AM – Hour 19) ~ D², @d2poetry   Forgot to check the night before needed more fuel but didn’t stop by the store   Riding on fumes on a wing and prayer LAWD HAM MERCY Let’s make it there   Pushed…

We

The earth is like a blue bottle jelly fish a creature of many creatures floating in an ocean of cosmic gas. We hurtle through space at an incredible speed pushed by waves from an unknown source. And we each are part of the other. Singular,…

One marathon to join them all

From across the globe they gathered defying timezones and technology bringing their poems haikus, sonnets, rhymes, limericks, elegies, odes, and so much more Some wrote through the night some wrote though to dawn hour by hour word by word so passionate so strong Learning, teaching,…

Sonnet – Bigger

Prompt 19, Hour 19 This prompt is based on an idea from Danielle Wong. Below are two images of a Siphonophore Apolemia. It is an animal that actually is made up of hundreds of animals that clone themselves; the scientists had thought that together they…

The Entity

A curtain of deadly tentacles Roams the Indian Ocean.   Working together Each holding on to their one job.   The greater good succeeds The great individual.   As it grows and feeds down below, We break apart on land.   We fragment. We don’t…