May 6, 2014 § 1 Comment
- Before beginning, check your emotions. How do you feel? Do you feel clever? Creative? Practical would be better. Level-headed would be great. Fanciful would be bad. And whimsical would be very, very bad.
- Don’t be funny. If you’re naming a pet, you can be funny. The name “Chris P. Bacon” for a guinea pig is ironic and clever. The name “Ben Dover” for a son is tragic.
April 18, 2014 § Leave a comment
We are the Daring,
a line of defense
at tonight’s vigil,
toes touching the edge
where candlelight meets dark.
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November 19, 2013 § Leave a comment
Did I write something I couldn’t bear to lose?
I’m older and wiser now (at least by 5 minutes),
and let’s face it–I could do better.
November 15, 2013 § Leave a comment
Peppermint locket and pearls of white chocolate.
Sweet sugar baby that melts in your hand.
November 9, 2013 § 4 Comments
She said, “We should have a child,”
and he thought, This will be the bridge we go over
while planks fall away at our feet.
The beams will splinter and crack as we, peering through fog,
imagine figures on the other side.
November 5, 2013 § Leave a comment