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

Whishing, or: Wishing

My 1st Wayra sipping cold coffee rubbing hand over cool scalp sparse bristles whishing softly my thick hair migrated southwards one crisp, chilly season d'Verse poetry prompt: The Wayra At d'Verse, poets were invited to try their hands at writing wayras. The Wayra (Quechua - wind) is a popular verse form of Peru and Bolivia.… Continue reading Whishing, or: Wishing

Poet dude, or: Symbol

A 'Magnetic Poem' tanka Wanna try? Click here. masculine mouth smiles that smooth sensuous mustache more symbol than style sexy face a mystery poet dude's alluring ode Notes Last time, I attempted to write a poem with the 'Geek Set' for the first time; and for this poem, I decided to try out the 'Mustache… Continue reading Poet dude, or: Symbol