Category Archives: humor

Vice and Virtue

I am greedy for your charity. I lust after your chastity. While some may call me slothful, I prefer “procrastinatory.” I admit I’m green with envy at your temperate humility. and yet I take great pride in times my wrath … Continue reading

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Street Names

From the dVerse blog for Tuesday Poetics: May 29, 2018: “Here’s what I want you to use tonight as inspiration for your poem. I’ve listed some street names for you, and I want you to imagine what the street is … Continue reading

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Bookends (Slaking the Muse)

I began April’s National Poetry Writing Month (NaPoWriMo) with a poem about “Waking the Muse.” Now thirty days later (and 30 poems, though not all were posted), I will bookend the month with a sequel to the first poem. Hence: … Continue reading

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Rough Draft

NaPoWriMo Challenge, Day 28:  “Draft a prose poem in the form/style of a postcard.”  Okay, maybe I took it a little too literal 🙂

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In the Stars

I am Capricorn, the sign of the goat. Stubborn, hairy, smells bad? Not very auspicious. Born in the Year of the Rat. Twitchy, gnawing, no sense of fine cuisine? My tarot card is The Devil. Need I say more about … Continue reading

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Preacher

“Will you deliver the sermon?” he asks me. One Sunday a year, the pastor teaches Sunday School and asks parishioners to lead the worship service in his stead. Ha! Me? Preach a sermon? I preach to my kids all the time, mostly … Continue reading

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All in the Timing

You don’t think we can, do you? I know it can’t be done… I’ll prove I’m right, I’ll prove you wrong. … by you or anyone.   Right down that row, that’s where we’ll go. In here, it’s called a … Continue reading

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