She smiled tenderly

"Honey, you could use some witchcraft, and I could use a light," she twittered flippantly. On cue, an enormous crow landed on her forearm and lit her cigarette. "Fancy one?" she asked, staring the shaken youngster directly in the eyes. Quaking, the teenager backed up towards the door. "Ohโ€ฆ n-n-no th-thank you, Ma'am!" Suddenly, impossibly,… Continue reading She smiled tenderly

Construct, or: Construction

A limerick EPIGRAPH: Many hands make light work. -Adagia An old minstrel feeling weakly and sick Called his bard pals to help him right quick; Though seemingly absurd, Each took up a single word... That verse got constructed... brick by brick. d'Verse Poetics A Penny for Your Thoughts! At d'Verse, poets were offered a list… Continue reading Construct, or: Construction

Looking for: Short forms of poetry

Friends, As many of you know, I enjoy experimenting with various forms of poetry and have recently been focusing on short forms because of the goal that I set for myself at the beginning of this calendar year. I post #APoemADay on my Twitter account so those daily poems must be short. Even more recently,… Continue reading Looking for: Short forms of poetry