Tag: Writing

LexPoMo 13

Inner Dialogue My brain won’t shut offideas always swirlingthough, I know the truththe truth of it all there are only two of you, I sayonly two, shuffling aroundbumping into wallsfiring off neurons so if there’s only twohow do you make so much racketin there, at all hours of the nighthellbent on keeping me awake all […]

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Not Today

From the moment we met hershe was larger than lifelong lost Amazon sisterwith a smile that could blind the sun you lived your lifefierce as fuckin love, in work, in playyou didn’t seem to know any strangers we didn’t lose you todaynot todayValhalla isn’t ready for youso you’re on guardian angel patrol watching over us […]

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LexPoMo 9

lives in piles of papersreceipts, photos, postcardsone typed, foundold typewriter, brought it home wonder what was spokenat the dinner tablegraduation, wedding, birthchristening, death an old gravecovered in flowerscouldn’t bring it homedidn’t feel right music book, report cards,bronzed baby shoes,clothing, they all spoke loudlypostcards, some stamps, came home

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LexPoMo 7

To the Moon and Back To me, family has always beenwho you made it. It didn’t matterif they were blood or marriage,kindred spirit or tribe. Family to me,has always been the oneswho I held space for in my lives,who held space back. The ones you could not seefor a zillion years,who pick right back up […]

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LexPoMo 6

Coming Home never forgottenold friendtoo long, welcome backfor the better life hasn’t always been kindbut it’s good to hearsome things don’t changein the sound of your voice future planslife renewedit’s nice to have youback on the same path long goodbyesnow long helloslittle piece of my familycoming home

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LexPoMo 5

archaic to modernwordplaytraveling through timeRoman dead guy home to quiet calmthought, thinkingdevelop from changeswork to do dreams of readingsdreams of signingsone step closerlightning jarred archaic to modernwordsmithshe’s closing inhe’s waiting ahead

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LexPoMo 4

A Language of Our Own sushi and shoppingpushing throughfood comaorganize for sanity plastic purgebuild a homewellnesstakes care assembleextra partsfeeling betterall ready a good starttime soon to gotired setting inhermit melons proof

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LexPoMo 3

On Dealing with Orcs a creature crossed my path todaybluish, warty skinweapon aloftto take on the world he’s seen many battlesheard foe against foelong hours of debatingover coffee and snacks I’m sure this wasn’twhat he signed up forstrong warrior, made for conqueringnot battling dust bunnies he’d kill us all, if onlyhe could get pastthe empty dice […]

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LexPoMo 2

Welcome Home, Your Highness she sits quietly, nothing yet to saybeige dress, smoothed edgescold and metallic, warmedby my fingertips her features pale and harshwhen she speaks it’s only for youshe has no thoughts of her ownor maybe Asimov knew she glides acrossclickity clack clickity clack clack clackthe soundtrack of her indelible paththe music of my […]

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