Curiosity and fear warring within;
By telling you the truth,
Did I commit an irredeemable sin? Continue reading Misplaced Missive #7 – Curiosity and Fear
Children holding council;
His fate in our hands,
Sins of the father,
Punishment demanded. Continue reading Misplaced Missive #102 – Savage
You call me heathen,
Your devil, Your demon.
All your lessons
Finally seeped in,
And now you’re wary
Of what you’ve seen. Continue reading Misplaced Missive #105 – Heathen
fickle and frantic
the flaws of ‘femininity’
you so often rage against
you hate in another
all the weaknesses
you can’t smother in yourself. Continue reading Gender Studies – A Lesson in Lessening
Is it the land or her people
that make a nation stand?
Are walls and borders
erected indomitable? Continue reading Free Verse – America – SD
Evasion and Excuse
Reckless racist rhetoric of a revolting ragemonger
Evolving from endless evasion and excuse
Dividing and disturbed Continue reading July’s Theme – Alliterative America in Full Color – JG
Taut bowstring sinews do quell the violence
Holding back the swings of Hulk’s blind madness
As the body quakes, raging in silence Continue reading Villanelle – Aggression – SD
I have a dirty little secret to confess. Although we have only been publishing our work for about a month, Jessie and I have been trading poetry themes nearly every week since last fall. Continue reading June 17 Theme: Channeling your Creativity
I can’t read what isn’t written;
Can’t make sense of scribbles in the sand.
How can you proclaim the perfection of what you preach,
When the standards you set, are out of anyone’s reach?
Who are you, to think to teach,
When you yourself are in so much need?
When you yourself are so easily deceived? Continue reading Misplaced Missive #160 – Written In The Sand