Tag Archives: covid-19

Four Images

Four Images Waking up seasickin my land-locked bed I can still smell my wineyet it lacks flavor Sitting still feelslike giving up The vaccine comes too latefor far too many

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Moriarty

Moriarty I’ve got a roommatean old tomcatdon’t know his namebut I call him Moriartyhe doesn’t seem to mind We used to leave the apartmenttogether after twilightgo about our separate businessesin back alleysand dank clubs We’d usually returnaround dawn— drunkmissing a … Continue reading

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Typhoid Mary

For today’s prompt, write an isolation poem. – and – Let’s try an “If-Then” poem. Typhoid Mary Pretend we’re living in a sci-fi horror novel by King or Crichton and there’s a plague sweeping the world and we must isolate … Continue reading

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The New Normal

For today’s prompt, write an exotic poem. The New Normal That new dancer has some style legs as long as night I wonder how high her heels are within those Tyvek boots Clear plastic in all the right places crinkling … Continue reading

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Spaced Out

For today’s prompt, write a space poem. Spaced Out Singing Happy Birthday hands slick with soap I lost track of myself Like a greedy movie villain rubbing or opening the doors of the church to see the people— I cleansed … Continue reading

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