AAAAH YOU GUYS I HAVE A RELEASE DATE FOR THE SONNET BOOK!!! *runs flailing squeefully about* "Risk A Verse: A Year in Daily Sonnets" will be released by Burrito Books on April 23, 2018! APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH AND THE 23RD IS THE ANNIVERSARY OF SHAKESPEARE'S DEATH! HOW AMAZING AND PERFECT IS THAT?? And … Continue reading The sonnet book is out on April 23!
For those of you whose hearts will ache tonight I wish with all of mine that you'll find peace. For those in pain, may comfort slake tonight Your agony, and lead to its surcease. For those who grieve, good memories I pray, And justice for the ranks of the oppressed, The lonely, may joy loneliness … Continue reading December 16: Wishes Are Children
My phone was silent in the falling dusk. No campaign flyers clogged our daily mail. No nosy pollsters forced me to be brusque, As they my doors and worried dogs assail. The only sign that we have reached the end Of this incessant, scurrilous campaign: Long lines of cars the polling sites attend As hopefuls … Continue reading November 4: All For An “I Voted” Sticker
To raise awareness for a dread disease, A challenge to pour ice upon one's head, (Though not enough to actually freeze) And post a video online, has spread.Now social media are inundated With people getting in on all the fun. By seeing others we're manipulated- What is this? Eighties Nickelodeon?Though I am tempted to just … Continue reading August 18: The Bucket List