Monthly Archives: July 2015

Crass Thoughts and Penis Poetry

Today I went on a poetic binge exploring a wide range of diverse poetry sites, journals, and blogs. I was out to take in art, be exposed to creative perspectives, and appreciate the varied styles that make up the poet’s voice. I … Continue reading

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Do Not F@#! It Up

I was fifteen when I was locked away. The State found me mentally unfit to be held accountable for my actions, and placed me in a treatment facility. For seventeen years I was incarcerated for a crime I didn’t commit, … Continue reading

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Writing and Couple’s Therapy

“All of us are scared: of looking dumb, of running out of ideas, of never selling our copy, of not getting noticed. We fiction writers make a business of being scared, and not just of looking dumb. Some of these … Continue reading

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Five Minute Exercise: Home

Home. The place where I Rest in between the sheets Of a bed I call my own. Home. Where wake up calls Are the unreasonable request Of young children Not the voice of a loud speaker megaphone. Home. The place Where … Continue reading

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That Time You Left

We could feel the tempo Slow To match the rhythm of pirouettes Gracefully falling From the mouth Of heaven’s sweet calling I Defy God Refuse to go on Refuse to let go Of the beautiful broken things Trying to set … Continue reading

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Forty-Six and Two

As performed by the amazing talent from the O’Keefe Music Foundation.

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She Knows Everything About Everything

She arranges odd angles in the same space Over & over again Muttering something about It’s never enough Or maybe She’s never enough Like a tornado Touching down & picking up She runs from room to room Ensures every rule … Continue reading

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