of all the poemsabout spaceI like yours bestno overwrought similes orallusions to theserenity ofendless stars,countless planets, ormyriad asteroidsno swirling comettails or meteorshowers of affectioninstead you illustratequite adeptly thesuccinct pleasures ofa cold, silentblackhole
he loungesin our houseimperious and demandinglike a walrushe imagines I carewhat he says I do not mostly, I ignore hisbleating, his over-inflatedego, his demands it has become a gameto meI try to enjoywhenever possible I do not the rules arecontinuously changingit's hard to keep up, so I do not love is not staticbut this was … Continue reading The Loving Husband
I think things are settling down a bit in my personal life, which means that things can settle down in my writing life. Not that I've gotten any closer to establishing a routine... That's okay, though. Finding a writing routine was easier before my husband lost his job. With him out of the house, it … Continue reading Progress, but no routine yet
All the experts say so. Currently, the only kind of writing schedule I have could be summed up with one word: sporadic. It's worked for me, with varying degrees of success, so far, but there are myriad reasons and resources out there that will explain in great detail that one of the key tools in … Continue reading I need a routine!
The goal was to write a story in 200 words or fewer. This clocks in at 199... More Time I knew from day one that I wanted to go first. I couldn’t imagine leaving my wife, my love. Never did I imagine it would happen this soon. I suppose everyone thinks that. But here I … Continue reading 200 words
The car spluttered, choked, and died. She coasted to the shoulder. Of course this would be the day she had car trouble. Everything hinged on the meeting, and Evelyn had hoped to arrive early, refreshed and, at least outwardly, calm. But as the other cars drove past her, drivers honking their horns in disgust, she … Continue reading Car Trouble