Monthly Archives: February 2015

Poetry 201: Day Eight, Drawer, Ode, Apostrophe – No More

No More A shard of your mirror lies in the drawer The one you used to fool me Until you let it slip The one you used to rule me. Pam Tanzey This poem was written for Writing 201:Poetry. The … Continue reading

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Writing 201 Poetry Day Seven: Fingers, Prose Poem – And I Walked Home Alone

And I Walked Home Alone He was playing his guitar unaware of time or waves of heat that hung above the sand and it was beautiful just as I remembered from those summer nights when June bugs crashed around the … Continue reading

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Poetry 201 Day Six: Hero, Ballad, Anaphora – And He Is

And He Is Some think he’s an Angel Some think he’s a Saint Some think he’s a genius With wood and some paint. Some think he’s a Wizard Some think he can fly Some think he can travel With the … Continue reading

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Poetry 201 Day Five, Fog, Elegy, Metaphor: For Those We Loved

For Those We Loved Send Angels to me on the sad days Hosts of Angels holding hands Make a bridge of feather wings from My heart straight to heaven For these anniversaries when six months cuts fresh and raw as … Continue reading

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Poetry 201 Day Four: Animal, Enjambment – Who?

Who? On sofas or sea foam, now who could it be, Harp Seal or Walrus or small Manatee? Sunglasses, tiaras, sad people abound who makes them all giggle? The Basset Hound. Who comes when there‚Äôs candy or cookies or pie? … Continue reading

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Obituary Poem for my First Husband

Obituary Poem for my First Husband I just heard Satan called you home back in two thousand eight I’d say Fuck You in person but now it’s too late. Fuck you for the bruises you put on my neck for … Continue reading

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Poetry 201 Day 3 Trust, Internal Rhyme – Flowers on the Sidewalk

Flowers on the Sidewalk What goes on in the dark in the park at the end of the street? There are flowers on the sidewalk by the tree for Lisa G. and blood tracked around all over the ground. Did … Continue reading

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Poetry 201 Day 2 Journey Limerick Alliteration…oh my!

Weekends on the Strip Step on in the city of sin Right at the end of where you begin Where the desert wind blows And everyone knows It’s just make believe so on with the show. This is day two … Continue reading

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Writing 201:Poetry Day 1 Water Haiku Simile – Yeah…Don’t Call Me

Yeah…Don’t Call Me Absolution has left wanting like virga rain longs to touch the ground. This is Day one of The Daily Post’s Writing 201 Poetry, a two week get together to learn a little, practice and have fun. The … Continue reading

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