You tell me, Wow, you don't look sick," when makeup's on my face As I venture out courageously concealing my back brace You tell me,"Hey. you don't look sick," when I try to look carefree but there's a crippling pain within that you will never see You tell me, "Great, you don't look sick!" and … Continue reading Ode to Invisible Disabilities
Family begins their gathering, turkey's golden brown after we have come together, we can't wait to sit down Then comes shopping hysteria, morning noon and night can't wait for Christmas day because this season is a fright My birthday then approaches, at the end of the first month Family party is great fun, but still … Continue reading The Cruelest Months, NaPoWriMo day 5
Skin glistening, Teeth like pearls I wish was your only girl. Eyes glued, Fixed and locked Seeing you live is such a shock. My mind and body rock to your words Hoping, wishing, waiting, Knowing that the show will end too soon Fully anticipating LL Cool J in my dreams tonight.
He. Me. We. Creating two more. Wholly adored. Now four. Never expecting this immense gift. We revel in the delight of Family. (Daily (optional) prompt. Today, I challenge you to write a poem that takes the form of a family portrait.)
I've never heard of the "Lune" form of Poetry...but, here goes! STABBED My dog's relentless Bark bark bark Pierced my full-moon peace. (Prompt: While the haiku is a three-line poem with a 5-7-5 syllable count, the lune is a three-line poem with a 5-3-5 syllable count)