Bad Poetry: ‘Fear’

“Fear isn’t always from the things lurking beneath or behind us. Unseen atrocities waiting to pounce or abduct, murder or mutilate. Sometimes, it’s all in our head.”

Bad Poetry Saturday: “Rip Van Winkle”

Wake up, Rip Van Winkle I feel like one of those fish  who swim alongside a shark, having a purpose, but never the leader. I feel like a maid left to scrub the floors like Cinderella, dare not to complain or you’ll miss the Ball. I feel so small and insignificant most of the time,Continue reading “Bad Poetry Saturday: “Rip Van Winkle””

Bad Poetry Saturday: “Encounter with an Angel at the End of July”

TRIGGER WARNING RE: Miscarriage, Hospital Trauma Storytelling is important to me. Part of my issue in thinking all of my poetry is “Bad” with a capital B, is that often it doesn’t carry the flow of a story. It’s feelings, flow, rhythm…but not always a cohesive tale. I wanted to try my hand at turningContinue reading “Bad Poetry Saturday: “Encounter with an Angel at the End of July””

Bad Poetry…eh, Thursday?

I know I started this series with an intention of writing a poem each Sunday. Then I gave myself a pass to write a poem one Sunday a month. However, I have been writing a LOT of poetry lately, but the whole “Sunday” concept doesn’t always work for me. So, we will be changing ourContinue reading “Bad Poetry…eh, Thursday?”

On Wearing Masks

I won’t do it,It’s not fair,You can’t make me,You see.I have freedom, I have liberty,I am the American Dream.I’m a hard worker, I’m a Christian,I have inalienable rights. If you challenge me,Or force me, You can be sureI’ll put up a fight.I’m unwilling, I won’t listen, You can’t steer me With fake news.It’s a conspiracy,It’s a hoax, It’s not real,I have a rightContinue reading “On Wearing Masks”

Inadequate.

Feeling a little inadequate today. Anyone else ever have those days? I realize I probably wouldn’t feel this way if I wasn’t looking at everyone else’s highlight reel, or reading a nonstop stream of posts on Facebook crapping on homeschool right now, or seeing how much of a failure I am because I have noContinue reading “Inadequate.”