#18

how can i talk about the love of a non-parent? how can i describe the absent feeling of want and need the uncertainty of relationship the faltering actions or knowledge of past how can i describe the loneliness that moves around in its places the light around edges of corners how talking seems to be…

#17

the smell of sewers emanating down the hallway to the pool mixes with warm chlorinated water a see through barrier the only defense against this oppressive odor i can only imagine the horror of stepping out from the elevator to find to be hit with cabbage-y smells that stimulate retching and meanwhile sedentary watching barricaded…

#16

Ok, so I need to go out of order in order to make some headway with this poetry challenge. So be it.   the spaces in between cause no rattle no, the soft tissue wrapped strong yet pliable the rhythmic pulse and a quiet whimper more of a strained wheeze though this sound is not…

Poetic License

So the challenges do far… Well, due to life circumstances, I scrapped the screenwriting challenge. I gotta do it one year though. I just have more poetry than narrative story in my head right now. But the poetry challenge?! If you have been reading, I’m sure you can see the result. The prompts are a…

#14

a fox in a moment of magic little beams of light to deeply connect to the world in a way others can’t asks the question which way to go directions asks itself there is no fear of choosing the wrong way the world is an opportunity yes it walks stepping into the uncomfortable space to…

#13

awe of aloha how love and spirit how magic feels life like a mountain like time meeting love and that feeling of freeness breath full of spirit rising like mountain peaks slowing time’s pace to the expansiveness of dreams newness of vision vast like the ocean and how nature soothes with a familiar call

#12

the experiment: 3 minutes of nothing 2 images 14 words 1 minute to write   the result: (images whirring fan & expectation) i don’t hear anything but the steady whir and think this is not silence and wonder is my peace of mind ruined by wondering this   hear the whir think silence and wonder…

#11

thank you my little leaf friend who chose me as your messenger of the beauty and hope and wonderful surprises

#10

oh boy you’re so beautiful with the funny things you say your bright smile and how you like to be cozy how dynamic you are how you see the best ways to move forward how positive you are about possibility the calling you have that drives you the love in your heart that moves you…

#9

symptoms: constantly running in some respects a good thing constantly turning and thinking and speculating you try to hold it in your mind but it transforms into something else diagnosis: i see now that you have trouble being stationary do you feel as though you are carrying something you can’t get rid of? an invisible…