I jotted this down in my notebook yesterday as a final poem for National Poetry Writing Month, but didn't get a chance to post it till now. Hope everyone you engaged in NaPoWriMo 2018 had a good time writing and/or reading some spontaneous, completely unedited poetry. 🙂 Inspired by Smashing Pumpkins "The Beginning is the… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2018- An End Poem
I often use poetry as a creative exercise to develop more in depth characters within my fictional and fantasy worlds. Sometimes this poetry makes it into the story itself, sometimes it reflects narratives I will write later, or have already written, but most often it just serves to help me understand my character better,… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2018- Aurorna- A Fictional/ Fantasy Poem
A robin perches on the murky evergreen bushes of the neighbor’s house Gazing out upon the sun dappled lawn before it Dandelions sprout from the grass in bright cadmium yellow bursts Flashing like warning colors on a buzzing bee Harmless to most, though many still fear their sting As if a sunny patch of yellow… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2018- An Earth Day Poem
A few short, ironic poems inspired by idioms.
Racing Thoughts It’s 4 am and I can’t sleep again Because my mind just won’t turn off My thoughts are racing Pacing, tracing It grows inside me Slowly replacing The sanity I once knew clatter of noise building within like discordant Dionysian drums Beating my mind into rhythmic Trance of broken cacophonic thrums I lay… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2018- Racing Thoughts