Category Archives: Desire

NaPoWriMo 16 – The Naked Man Revisited

Some of you know my book The Naked Man.  Since it was originally inspired by an exchange of letters between poets, I revisited the scene to meet today’s NaPoWriMo challenge.   Dear NM,           It’s been awhile, we didn’t part … Continue reading

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It’s Hard To Be Urban After Four Days In The Country

I’m joining NaPoWriMo late again!  Every year I end up playing catch up. I think it has to do with that Trickster”s Day on the 1st of every April.  It’s no accident the poets got this month to be commemorated! … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo # 19 Landays

I hope you  all read the article on landays.  I’m fascinated on many levels but mostly by how ancient the form is.  I am so consistently amazed by how forms, symbols, ideas, customs persist through millennia. In spite of myriad … Continue reading

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NaPoWriM0 #9 A Moral Tale

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NaPoWriMo Day 6 – I Overslept

So today, this morning that is, (though now its afternoon) the prompt is to write an aubade. As it happens the aubade is a poem about breaking dawn and the necessity for lovers (presumably illicit) to part before the sun … Continue reading

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Day 23 NaPoWrti Mo – triolet

Jonesing   I wonder what the time is now? The clock is ticking awful slow! Perhaps you think I’ll just kowtow? I wonder what the time is now? Will you swan in and take a bow? Assume you may remain … Continue reading

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Day 19 – Personal Ad

(This month my art blog, Two Twitch A Tale,  features Pandora’s Box so I couldn’t resist bring her into this challenge.  I’m also including one of my favorite love poems, written several years ago to my beloved.  First published in Sex … Continue reading

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11th Day – Tanka

Grackle Goes A-Courting   Opalescent green Edges ebony plumage Erect wings tremble Feathers fluff, beak opens wide Café quiets, women sigh. with his masculine display.

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