Annicita's Poetry, Short Stories & Thoughts

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

What Was I Thinking!

I have changed considerably since my high school days. I remember the heated debates over the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). Phyllis Schafly and her Eagle Forum convinced many of us (yes, including me) that to pass the ERA would be disastrous. She played on our greatest fears in her messages. We... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Comments on Anne Sexton's Transformations

I was introduced to Anne Sexton in my Women's Studies Program at the university. I fell in love with her and her style of writing in Transformations. Sexton takes well-known Grimm's Fairy Tales and gives a modern spin to them. She writes an introduction to each of the fairy tales that perhaps she... Sign in to see full entry.

Are We There Yet? Child's Version of Visting Grandma

Station wagons are vogue The third row faces what we are leaving We wave to the cars as we pass them With giggles and smiles The shouts of excitement We're going to grandma's house! We shout from the back Faster! Faster! Anticipating the butterflies with each dip Down the hilly roads of Arkansas... Sign in to see full entry.

Are We There Yet? Parents Version of a Trip to Grandma's House

Ok everybody into the car! And away we go again to grandma's house And don't get me wrong But our trips are nothing like that Christmas It's more like this I claim dibs on back seat I claim dibs on the door Mooooooooooooooooooom! Did everybody use the bathroom? Don't touch me! Quit touching me!... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, April 25, 2010

You Know You Are On a Doomed Date When...

Your date sees you and immediately asks "Is this a bad time?" Your date asks to be seated in an area away from the crowd and averts his head so people cannot recognize him as they pass your table. Your date's toupee falls off when he bends to pick up something. Your dates has a piece of grizzle in... Sign in to see full entry.

Revolving Door Dad

Rush hour Frantic rushing Plles of dishes Placed haphazardly in gray tubs Scrub...scrub Line 'em up Push 'em through Empty a rack Start all over Rush hour seems endless Finally as energy reserves dwindle Rush hour ends The last rack pushed through Clean the sink Off all the scraped chees and sauce... Sign in to see full entry.

My Love

My love is like rain Falling First in a mist Hoping to be accepted Soaked up Intermingling with yours Falling harder Torrents It's part of you Cannot reject it For you absorb love My love It fills to the brim O v e r f l o w i n g Flooding My love is like rain Sign in to see full entry.

Me Again

Involved so deeply I mimicked you Became your mirror image Days became weeks then months I no longer remembered who I was Now that you are gone I think back to before You and I Who I was then Confused and wandering No original thought of my own Who I am now Constantly searching for the answer... Sign in to see full entry.

Us

My hair pulled back Sweet breath against my face Lips brushing across my cheek A hand caressing Moving the length of my body Pausing at zippered and mottle flesh Kissing tenderly Loving them with gentle touch. Sign in to see full entry.

God Is Love

God is love Made in his image We are love We are the God-force We create our reality From within Share love Celebrate life Manifest peace Emanate joy. Sign in to see full entry.

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