This week’s Poefusion Friday Five used these words: grandfather, post office, photo album, folder, and broken window. I wrote a fib sequence (three regular fibs, three mirrored fibs, and three reverse fibs) using this week’s words. Enjoy.
a town with
one post office and
a river splitting it in two Continue reading →
This, thought not written for today’s Meme Express prompt, ended up fitting in with the prompt’s theme, “forgetfulness” – a nice instance of coincidence…or did I pick up on something universal in the air? I don’t know. This triple sonnet was namely written as a poetic reaction to Patricia Smith’s poem, “Building Nicole’s Mama”.
My name is Nicole. I am not the same
rusty-kneed little girl with braid ends sealed
by fire who asked you how to reclaim
her dead mother through words, how to reveal Continue reading →
This was written as a modified Spenserian sonnet – in short, I misremembered the rhyme scheme, which is [abab bcbc cdcd ee] and wrote it with a rhyme scheme of [abab cbcb dbdb dd]. So perhaps I have created a Nicholsonian sonnet? It remains to be seen.
I love you, but I can’t see you right now.
You are an enigma from beyond the grave;
the facts of your life you never allowed
yourself to reveal. In order to save Continue reading →