The Intimacy of Cutting the Grass Lines of poetryLines of cut lawnLines of emailsLines of things I should have saidLines of things I said… One missed chunk of dog poopAvoid it, then oops (Gross) Vibrating arms legs bonesThinking of exercise (Does this count?)Thinking of the dirt beside the toilet (Clean that next)Looking at the other… Continue reading #NPM22 The Intimacy of Cutting the Grass & The Intimacy of Writing Poems About Intimacy – Poetry Month Completion
The Intimacy of DreamsAfter Paul Laurence Dunbar ‘Dreams’ Ah! DreamsThe thriving joys thatburst through seams The jelly hearts thatcurrent streamsThe fairy wings thatcarry beamsOf sun’s pure light &all that gleams Ah! DreamsFears untethered on displayTo bask in peace – to play! To play!To hold in smiles come what mayAh! Dreams, so real – Today! Today!… Continue reading #NPM22 -The Intimacy of Dreams & The Intimacy of Lists
The Intimacy of What Is Pushing Me Forward looking back – the twist in the neck –the click in the spine–my shadows sticking out their tongues –stringy fears with a fear of scissors spl---itsecond shift faceuntwistface forward – pain in my palm, red wetnessscissorsshhh_a_r_p *Prompt from the League of Canadian Poets - Write about what… Continue reading #NPM22 -The Intimacy of What is Pushing Me Forward
The Intimacy of Questions Only Will you exercise today?When? What will you do?Are you gonna eat bread today?Do you want almond butter with the apple?Where is the knife?Do you want another cup of coffee?When will you go to bed?Did you finish editing?Did you do the dishes?Did you pay your taxes?Did you walk the dog?Where is… Continue reading #NPM22 The Intimacy of Questions Only & First Impressions & Fish & Fiction!