Birthing Poetry

Birthing Poetry When I writeEkphrastic poemsMy skull splitsEvolves wingsMarbles imaginationCements ideas Form: Shardoma. Written for Tanka Tuesday #290: Ekphrastic #tankatuesday

Cold Feet

Waiting to feel safe with youYou seem to be just rightRight like all the other menMen who left me by day light I try to hide my insecuritiesInsecurities might spoil thingsThings that work out for almost everyoneEveryone else wears wedding rings You’re adorable, but I’m silentSilent because I don’t know how to expressExpress that I…

Lantern Poems

growlhungrystomach acheswhat’s in the fridge?check lightopen doorlate night snackI deserve thisright? oatsyogurtstrawberriesblend togetherfull noiseI’m upout of bedcreep to windowpeek crashneighborseems upsetcry, yell, scream, shoutsad knockit’s meyour neighborare you okay?talk glareshe saystalk to meI’m not okaystay teacookiesconnectiontired walk down stairssleep I wrote these for today’s #tankatuesday poetry challenge by Colleen Chesebro from Word Craft Poetry. The…