Oh, my dear loveseat, I see you there with your Caramel chestnut suit Of faux suede Fitting perfectly around Your well-placed rolls. Rolls just where I need them– The lower back bump and The pillowy paddings at my Neck and head. You are a felicitous fit for me. Thank you, loveseat, for your Gliding recliner… Read more Ode to My Loveseat Recliner
June 20, 2020 – List Poem and Lift a Word prompt Doctor Solomon Servant of God and humanity Older with underlying conditions Did not stop his work Urgent care physician Contracted Covid-19 We prayed for a miracle for healing that you would go home to your wife, to your grandchildren for you to laugh and… Read more #OpenWrite for June 2020
Mama, did you know When you held that baby 46 years ago? You were there, Mama, to hear him when he called. He called you when he was ready to be born. He called out when he skinned his knee. How many times did you cry over your black son, knowing what his country does… Read more Mama, Did You Know?
This is Just to Say by William Carlos Williams I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox and which you were probably saving for breakfast Forgive me they were delicious so sweet and so cold My Poem By Denise Krebs This is Just to Say I have given all the students A’s on… Read more This is Just to Say
This month’s 5-Day Open Write at EthicalEla was led by Kim Johnson. Here are our poems for May. I Remember I remember when my newly-married sister brought home hippie gifts. I remember the year was 1965, tumultuous and troubled. I was seven. I jumped for joy when she presented her gifts. I remember the gifts… Read more My First 5-Day Quick Write