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Echo

Off you g Click Clack Click Mrs. Whalen’s heels echo  down the long dark corridor of my mind   she is holding my hand too tight  walking too fast as I slip and slide beside her   earlier, I stood … Continue reading

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Oulipost #9: A ROCKY ROAD KIND OF DAY

Compose a poem whose body is sourced from article headlines in your newspaper. A ROCKY ROAD KIND OF DAY Lean in Eyes on the world Vulnerable In peril Guilty   Secret kiss Illegal coping Reveal a derailed merger Rising, soaring … Continue reading

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Restraint-Powered Creativity

This month I’m experimenting with poetry as an Ouliposter. One of the tenets of this project is that constraint gives way to creativity. I have found this to be true in my role as Poet Laureate – the often short-notice … Continue reading

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