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,...