Poetry With A Purpose

Friday, September 18, 2009

Thoughts of Lovestruck Bibliophile...

n imaginary conversation between myself and Clare DeTamble, the heroine of the Time Traveler’s Wife. The writing group theme for tonight was "intention". I’m not sure how I feel about it. Is it worth revising? <a... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Recollection

I fall on knee during first full day of latest activist journey, and assume I’m fine- a little sore but fine. I expect pain to dissipate and be barely noticeable by tomorrow. But when I try to stand hours later sudden, searing pain in knee that rendered me immobile and in need of another bathroom... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Report Back in Sestina Format: for my fellow arrestees at the ADAPT Action

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Thursday, February 19, 2009

New poem untitled as of yet

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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

The Feminine Intention

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Wednesday, January 21, 2009

An Untitled Slam Poem

is is a poem I'm going to use in a poetry Slam this Sunday, if I can get accommodated properly due to my speech impairment. It'll be my first official Slam ever. I'm not expecting to win, although it's nice to dream about that, I just want to do it to prove I can. To prove that just because you... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, January 19, 2009

Beforehand

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Friday, October 17, 2008

The Downturn

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Thursday, February 14, 2008

Worlds Crashing at Dawn (a new poem on Blackness)

(thanks to African-American Lives 2 on PBS for inspiring this poem) I realize at four in morning watching PBS After another new PCA chose not to show up, leaving me stranded in my wheelchair overnight, even though Leah offered to put me in my bed before she left after giving me meds and getting me... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, February 9, 2008

To the Unknown Man

(dedicated to a man I met at work today) You wonder over to my booth skinny, tall, chestnut man with two brown children in tow- an older girl, a younger boy. You grab my queer zine, so quickly no one but me notices. I smile, but say nothing You put down the book. I wonder if you have a wife. if your... Sign in to see full entry.

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