Now I celebrate

Tofutti peanut butter chocolate syrup A sleeping, walking child she took four steps today I completed my sonnet I completed my collage I walked outside in the daytime and didn't have a panic attack. We buy our house tomorrow I will have a studio again I will have peace again I'm not running away, I'm…

Writing 201: Poetry- Prompt:Future – Form:Sonnet – Device:Chiasmus

Day Ten: Prompt Future, Form Sonnet, Device Chiasmus Eve's Period, The Period of Eve Waiting for the inevitable pain of being fertile (my own fertility is being a pain) makes me think of the permutations of Eve depicted as she, who caused the fall of man Original Sin in the Christian Bible's root was the…

Wild Goose Chase

That's what mornings are for, really.  To get psyched up and ready for something that never is going to happen.  I'm waiting for my morning reality to go back to its pure snowy white innocence.  This morning I had hopes for my task.  My task was thwarted. I want to parent my children. Plans are…

Supermom time

Able to leap over baby toys in a single bound, brush teeth and look presentable enough for the school secretary to not say, "You look crazy this morning." If I'm too early, the buses will be in the way and I don't want to die by school bus. One must never spark the ire of…

Word Collage

I have got to take another photo of this before I post this on the Writing 201:Poetry Commons.  I had some technical difficulties.  Sometimes when I take a photo with my phone I can actually see the details of the image.  Then I bluetooth (yeah, I turned it into a verb) it to my laptop,…