Poem for Fandango’s Friday Flashback

I originally posted this poem on April 1st for NaPoWriMo. I also recently submitted a revised version of it to a journal. Thanks to Fandango's Friday Flashback for the opportunity to share! *** Photo by Sammie Vasquez on Unsplash. My first poem for NaPoWriMo. The italicized line is taken from Shakespeare's Sonnet 66, which can be read here. … Continue reading Poem for Fandango’s Friday Flashback

Incantation (NaPoWriMo)

After Elinor Wylie's poem.  Photo by Vincent Botta on Unsplash   A coal black eye In a chalky face Sees the puddled ink drown A bone-white space,   And black words hiss From the page, “it is done,” While dark spots stain A white-hot sun   And dark billows crawl ‘Cross an ashen sky Reflecting the murk Within … Continue reading Incantation (NaPoWriMo)

Instructions for Traveling to the Other Side (NaPoWriMo)

Photo by Sammie Vasquez on Unsplash. My first poem for NaPoWriMo. The italicized line is taken from Shakespeare's Sonnet 66, which can be read here.   First, the breathing, Slow in and out, Trimmed to the heartbeat’s metronome, The traffic of the body Transformed into the momentum of glaciers. Tired with all these, from these would I be … Continue reading Instructions for Traveling to the Other Side (NaPoWriMo)