the skin i am in

a free-verse poem, “Human Prompt” Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay The following poem entitled "the skin i am in" was written in response to Medium's Human Parts weekend prompt and is published here: the skin i am in watery wombmy cells gatherwrapped in the skini’d be born inwrinkled, noisyerupting into air concrete burningtiny feet runningjune bugs dartingin … Continue reading the skin i am in

Learn to Write Better Poetry

a lesson Image by Ulrike Mai from Pixabay  If there’s anything I’ve learned about writing poetry, it’s that you’re never done learning how to do it. Anytime I find a new angle, a new inspiration, or technique, it feels like my first day as a poet all over again. I pick up my imaginary feather quill, dip it … Continue reading Learn to Write Better Poetry

National Poetry Month Challenge — Poem # 3

Old man Shoes I wrote this poem as a response to Intimately Intricate (on Medium)'s April Prompt: New Dawn. The poem was chosen for publication here: Intimately Intricate April Prompt New Dawn As is true of many poetry prompts, my poem will often take me into uncharted this poem I wrote from the perspective … Continue reading National Poetry Month Challenge — Poem # 3

How To Help You Write Beautiful Poems – Learn 2 Poems Styles

  Let's talk syzygy. (Ok so I learned a new word today and couldn't resist adding it in...) noun, plural syz·y·gies. 1. Astronomy . an alignment of three celestial objects, as the sun, the earth, and either the moon or a planet: Syzygy in the sun-earth-moon system occurs at the time of full moon and … Continue reading How To Help You Write Beautiful Poems – Learn 2 Poems Styles