Archive for the ‘NaPoWriMo 2013’ Category


Day 15 “first draft” for NaPoWriMo 2013 _______________________________________ Coward on the senseless Boston Marathon bombing • coward to kill this way anonymously cold as a viper’s stare what could have happened for you to lose your heart to forfeit your soul to abandon your humanity so completely human life as arbitrary as landfall of a […]

Hot Water

Day 14 “first draft” for NaPoWriMo 2013 _______________________________________ Hot Water memories of falling in love • waiting for the water to get hot hearing it resonate ringing the stainless steel of the sink I’m caught in a brief daydream it’s 1987 I am standing over another sink a girl I recently met I offered to […]

Life is Duality

Day 13 “first draft” for NaPoWriMo 2013 _______________________________________ Life Is Duality on catching a glimpse of the Great Mysery • I sometimes get very dark my emotions get brittle and heavy – an anger at life swells every time I dig deep enough be it on my own or in a counseling session I find […]


Day 12 “first draft” for NaPoWriMo 2013 _______________________________________ Nightfall on nightmare situations • it’s nightfall the darkness now descends the hand of grief extends terror is knocking at the door it’s nightfall words of sorrow stain my lips slip through my fingertips and scatter ‘cross the floor it’s nightfall the shadows hide my tears but […]

Talking To The Wind

Day 11 “first draft” for NaPoWriMo 2013 _______________________________________ Talking To The Wind on being open and vulnerable • talking to the angry wind finds you conversing only with yourself telling the hardened stone your hidden secrets keeps them untold sharing with the lofty tree your broken dreams you hurt alone you need connection with a […]

Stardust Thief

Day 10 “first draft” for NaPoWriMo 2013 _______________________________________ Stardust Thief on courage • ride the moon like the ferryman’s craft to the secret place of dreams ride the moon like the stardust thief pilfering the jeweled night sky ride the moon to seek the truth hidden in the folds of time it sparkles there just […]

No One

Day 9 “first draft” for NaPoWriMo 2013 _______________________________________ No One on independence • if one is not author of the life one lives it is plagiarized its essence forged do not contain me in your truth I live beyond the lie do not seek me on the surface I break deep below the false do […]

The Ache

Day 8 “first draft” for NaPoWriMo 2013 _______________________________________ The Ache on love’s regret • there is a brilliant darkness of the broken soul from which springs a well of melancholy so deep and bittersweet as to stir the tongue of the brooding poet to loose a torrent of sorrowed yearning so rich with longing that […]


Day 7 “first draft” for NaPoWriMo 2013 part of my Smalling Down™ series _______________________________________ Scamper on hearing a mouse under the bed • where do you come from little guy you here alone under our bed what are you doing waking us from our sound sleep what is your intention what’s under there that’s so […]


Day 6 “first draft” for NaPoWriMo 2013 part of my Smalling Down™ series _______________________________________ Speechless on finally reaching the end • as he reached the threshold he hesitated stopped breathed in partially turned head cocked breath caught hand resting on the door their eyes met held each wanting to speak …silence she sighed looked away […]


Day 5 “first draft” for NaPoWriMo 2013 _______________________________________ Consumed on being wholly smitten • there is a quiet golden in this evening as it settles unequaled in its beauty by even that of precious metals it embraces vesper’s hour with a subtle gentle heat lays down upon the land like the roll of amber wheat […]


Day 2 “first draft” for NaPoWriMo 2013 part of my Smalling Down™ series _______________________________________ Truth the traffic ticket • went to court today first speeding ticket in over 30 years pristine driving record no accidents safe-driver insurance discount the situation that caused this this disturbance in my time space continuum that put this ripple on […]

Calypso Hearts

Day 1 “first draft” for NaPoWriMo 2013 part of my Smalling Down™ series _______________________________________ Calypso Hearts on buying bananas at the market • were they sun-stained souls with calypso hearts that carried this bunch through the magical sounds of the tropical night down to the shore and onto the banana boats all the while singing […]