Familiar #NaPoWriMo 11

Familiar #NaPoWriMo 11

Familiar Were you really that small At one time, You silly Maine Coon? I wonder, glancing at photos Of a friend’s newly-gotcha Kitten. We gotcha-ed you At almost four months, You silly Main Coon When a tiny furball Would curl up in a lap. Then your mane grew...

Train Ferry #NaPoWriMo 11

Train Ferry Good-bye waves Before 7am Are fewer, as Early travelers depart Loved ones at home, Allowing them to return To bed, After the Traveler Gets up and dressed. For the trip west Grab the suitcase, Hop on a streetcar Whose mule is steady And awake, already Hard...

Appropriation #NaPoWriMo 10

Appropriation Songs about gay sex, Songs popular in discos, Songs sung by a lesbian To her partner. All end up co-opted by White conservatives Blissfully unaware Of their origins.’s Sometimes it’s the tune, Sometimes the lyrics, that Transcend origins,...
Personal Log 20200526 – Ops Center, 1862

Personal Log 20200526 – Ops Center, 1862

Personal Log 20200526 has me preparing for more computer classes. Personal Log 20200526 I’ve been fortunate during our slowdown/lockdown/shutdown period. People take training when they can’t go anywhere. That’s obviously good for the trainer. Tip of...
Writing Under the Q Flag #NaPoWriMo 9

Writing Under the Q Flag #NaPoWriMo 9

Writing Under the Q Flag Get up. Get out! Fresh air on The coffee shop patio. Handshakes become Elbow bumps, eventually Turning into cautious waves From six feet away. The solitary runner Continues her routine But what of the writer, Used to that particular table On...