We Are Nothing – A Poem

I first wrote this poem in 2007 in my first semester of college. The draft was the first time someone in a collegiate academic setting told me I should consider being a professional poet. I’ve never succeeded in publishing it, but those words still encourage me. Listen to your friends – let them be theContinue reading “We Are Nothing – A Poem”

Prima – A Poem

Prima She listens to the world move[beat,two-three,beat]like old people listen to talk radio.And flutters in her own world,wild thing,she programs an image to her brain: reality it crashes. Much like a ballet,she falls when she fears the music is stopping.[pressing her cheek against her knee]Then valiantly she jumps and spins,[twirlingtwo, three,spinningtwo, three] But eventually, allContinue reading “Prima – A Poem”

Announcements And Updates: 7 July 2020

Publication Announcements And Author Updates Here are some exciting updates from authors I’ve previously reviewed and follow, as well as a two of my own 🙂 Sean Haughton Sean Haughton’s new book Summer of ’16 is now available on Amazon! We catch up with George and Sally in an all new adventure many years afterContinue reading “Announcements And Updates: 7 July 2020”

The Bamboo Forest – A Poem

The Bamboo Forest We walk through the side yardCut along the back fence ravineAvoid the property lineWherever my sister goesI followShe knows how to play the way I doUnlike other kids(I keep making mistakes)We explore the dense polesGreen stalks transporting usForeign LandMy sister teaches me friendshipMy sister teaches meThat someone understandsShe shows me her treasures:NewlyContinue reading “The Bamboo Forest – A Poem”