The Poet

Bad Luck From Within

My wrinkled fingers reach in to my bag. I open my silver pocket mirror. A weathered face is now staring at me. Just like my facade, the mirror just cracked. Great. Seven more years... Read More

An Open Letter to Mother Earth – National Poetry Month – Day 22 Prompt

Dear Mother Earth, We are sorry. We are sorry for your disrepair. We are sorry for neglecting you. We are sorry for your desolation. We are sorry for treating you bad. I am sorry. We are thankful. We... Read More

Comfort From Within

I am cautiously optimistic. They say time cannot heal memories. Let me comfort you... ...hold you in my arms. I'll protect you from your fears. The pain you have, I understand. Shared experiences make us whole. Let... Read More

National Poetry Month: Day 21 Prompt – My Fortune

Modern Day Lines For the Fortune CookiesI think you're wonderful and I liked you on Facebook.Just as Kim Kardashian is having Kanye's baby, so will you - you gold digger.You... Read More

Within My Mind

Within my mind, I heard the conflict. A battle between good and evil. Daily compulsion... ...my own revulsion. Only the negative thoughts escaped. Within my mind, I felt so tricked. She has told me to do... Read More

National Poetry Month – Day 20 Prompt

Upwind a cowbird. Two mercurial owls. Once bitten twice shy Photo source... ... Read More