Category Archives: humor

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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Mishmash

Eat not, you’ll never want for less. The next worst thing could be the best. Heed not and you will find the hidden. Spoil the rod, the child has bidden. Break some rules to mend the rest. Let the sun … Continue reading

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Story Time

Rain splatters in puddles, and rivulets of water snake down window panes. Snot spatters on child-sized sweatshirts, and rivulets of same puddle above little pink lips. “Tell us a story, Oma.” Oma has already told half a dozen just since … Continue reading

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