Day 7/30 of the Tupelo 30/30 Project (20170807)

with that casual glance
over your shoulder
i should have wondered….


Want to read more? You can. My poem she’s no betty grable is available to read at the Tupelo 30/30 project page.

This prompt is brought to you by the wonderful Pleasant Street whose site Are You Thrilled never disappoints. You need to head over there and listen to her purr some of her poems. You really will be thrilled.

That’s seven days out of thirty under the old belt-a-roonie. That means there are twenty three left. And I got some open spots. Go to Tupelo Press’ Project 30/30 page for more details.

an elegy to desire (20170403)

here lies lust
whose blood has
turned to rust
decaying bones
a powdered dust

remember the fire
in his veins
bore you higher
than any snow-capped
mountain spire

what an art
was seduction
the saddest part–
he had no
beating heart


It’s National Poetry Writing Month!
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