Today’s poem was for the November 2017 poem a day prompt of “Self-Destruct.” It feels timely today for two reasons. First, I spent a LOT of time sleeping this week; a bad cold (not coronavirus, I swear!) knocked me out …

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Not a whole lot to say about this one. It was for last November’s Poem a Day challenge, and the prompt was “Once Upon a Time.” Enjoy. The Castle Ruins Originally written November 1, 2019 The castle was in ruins. …

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Fun fact! With over 130 poems posted now, I don’t have a good system to keep track of what I’ve posted and what I have not, so I rely on the backend search function to see if I’ve posted something …

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Today’s poem has a few layers. The first is in its form. It’s a golden shovel—the last word of every line comes from one of my favorite poems. And by “favorite” I mean “I sat there in my AP Literature …

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I don’t remember the exact context for today’s poem, but I do know that throughout my life, I have believed in divine control over key lifeevents, or “fate.”* So much of my life has been dictated by a few key …

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Today’s sonnet is based on a true story, also known as every day of my existence. The Apple Originally written 11/15/2019. #134. I am the apple, sitting on your desk Just watching you eat junk food every day, With both …

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