W3 Prompt #4: Weaโ€™ve Written Weekly

Intro Dear friends, Welcome to our fourth W3 Poetry Prompt, which will we shall be publishing on Wednesdays at The Skeptic's Kaddish. You may click here for a fuller explanation of W3; but here's the 'tldr' version: Part I The main ingredient of W3 is a weekly poem written by a Poet of the Week… Continue reading W3 Prompt #4: Weaโ€™ve Written Weekly

Familiar, or: Family man

A kerf "I'd be more useful dead." "At least they'd get the money." "Hell, at least I would finally be free." "Mouths at home would get fed." "So sad, it's almost funny." "My children? Nah, they have no need for me." "Construction doesn't pay." "Ain't no help for a brother." "There's only one way out… Continue reading Familiar, or: Family man

Forth, or: Baby steps

My 1st kerf it's a risk to live life; every step a person takes could lead to tragedy, suffering, pain. men shall always know strife; diseases; deaths; hurts, heartbreaks; these horrors have driven people insane. newborns given no choice; parents choose to bring them forth, hoping they will find our hard world humane. at their… Continue reading Forth, or: Baby steps