Monthly Archives: September 2014

Rhyme: Her Heart

I wrote this in response to a http://www.writersdigest.com prompt for a “broke” poem. I don’t typically write love-related poems, but one writes what pops into one’s head, doesn’t one? Her Heart He dropped her heart onto the ground It neither … Continue reading

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Creative Non-Fiction: Did I Kill Your Puppy?

What is “creative non-fiction”? It’s a story based on real events, facts plus just a bit of literary license applied to accommodate memory lapses. So, yes, this pretty much happened, and it was very much horrible. Did I Kill Your … Continue reading

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Free Verse: Vessel

Vessel I am nothing but a vessel for the monsters in my head

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Creativity Exercise: Why is a Raven like a Writing Desk?

I wrote  my first LinkedIn group post today: Why is a Raven like a Writing Desk: a not-so-Mad path to Leadership Creativity. The post, in the Harvard Business Review group, points back to this site, specifically this page: http://ow.ly/B3oIZ. It’s essentially … Continue reading

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Free Verse: After an argument with my brother

Have you ever had arguments with someone who always seems to get the last word in, and then minutes, hours, or days later you think, Oh man, I just totally thought of the best thing I could have said! Me, too. … Continue reading

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Free Verse: Last Words

A fan favorite, written for a http://www.writersdigest.com prompt in 2013: write a “last words” poem. Dedicated to my son (and to me, and to every other red-head out there). Last Words At the edge of our extinctionthere will beone last … Continue reading

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Free Verse: Easter

Ah the joy of family get-togethers. I wrote this in response to a prompt: write a “new arrival” poem. It is a compilation of a few friends’ family fun-times. If any of this sounds familiar, I hope it is because … Continue reading

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