Annicita's Poetry, Short Stories & Thoughts

Thursday, November 13, 2008

A Writer Giving Birth

Its' interesting how we as writer's treat our end product as our babies. We give birth to them; slowly and at times painfully. Line by line that finally forms a paragraph. We dare to continue to nurture that piece until finally paragraph by paragraph we produce the first page. And so the process... Sign in to see full entry.


Red pen ready, set go! Slash here Comma there Change a word Modify the idea Sea of Red Dismayed I see more red than black! Where is that turn of a phrase The humor, the raw wit Substituted over-used words glare at me Bad puns thumb their noses Please don't attach my name to that! Sign in to see full entry.

You Know You Are on a Doomed Date When #6. . .

Those of us who grew up in the 50's, 60's and 70's were exposed to second-hand smoke. Our parents, friends and family just lit up without a second thought. I grew up in one of those houses, not one, but both of my parents smoked. They also owned a restaurant so I was constantly exposed to it at work... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

First Time

The innocence of youth Pure joy Toes squish wet sand Mesmerized by footprints That disappear with each new wave Squeals of delight As she runs from the onslaught of water And then rushes back Much like the ebb and flow of the tide Forever in motion Sign in to see full entry.


Overwhelming desire to see you Gently caress your skin Feel your hot breath As you whisper Zogti Inhale the scent of exotic soap Igniting passion Vivid dreams now played out Sign in to see full entry.

She Comes at Night

She visits me at night As I slumber Caresses my cheek Nudges me lovingly Places a pen in my hand It tingles with desire and urgency Convey the thought before lost As she guides it across the page We write as one Line after line until emptied Then smiling we embrace Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, November 9, 2008

Take a Ride

Runs but one night a year Ready for that once in a lifetime ride? Take a tour if you dare... Those faint of heart should pass Quickly escape to freedom For WE WILL TEST YOUR METTLE Step up and buy your ticket now There is no turning back Once the bat bites your ticket Shouts of All Aboard! Grim... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Wedding of the Dead

All are assembled awaiting the arrival of the bride Gargoyles stand guard to prevent any wedding crashers Tombstones line each side of the aisle Their occupants adorned in their finery A symphony of clacking teeth as they chat to each other Grim Reaper awaits the bride to give her away Her groom... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, October 31, 2008


My muse haunts me in my sleep Taunting me with new lines and ideas Quick! Grab the pencil by the bed Jot it down lest it be forgotten A line never written A story never told. Sign in to see full entry.

Homage to Halloween of my favorite holidays as a child. What's not to love? The free candy, the camaderie, television shows, the costumes and being out late. Ah yes, the treats! Back in the '60s trick or treaters were in hot pursuit of the Hershey, Fifth Avenue, Snickers, Three Musketeer, Babe Ruth, Pay... Sign in to see full entry.

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