Napowrimo 2022 day 29

Plus, we appear irrationalAnger is like a giant wave -We can surf it to solid landOrwe can let it wipe us out.Anger isn’t fuel, it’s acid.We are not righteous warriors,we are slaves kneeling under it.Don’t be a slave.Ride it, feel it, forget it. Thanks to artist Gaynor Kane and Paul Brooks of The Wombwell Rainbow … More Napowrimo 2022 day 29

NaPoWriMo 2022 day 28

The Lure of Lightparted the darknesslike her handsparted my hair, gentlybut intently, her fingers braided wavering strands over and under, first upthen down. The sea was always inside, restless, driven. Salt water dripped,a broken pearl necklaceleaving invisible traces, refracting light in shades of circling fins. We swam in twilight, tumbled, tried to hold onto passing … More NaPoWriMo 2022 day 28

NaPoWriMo 2022 day 25

EdgesI love days when sun and moon play together overhead, when the moon is a slice of whipped cream piewhile the sun is a blanket wefeel but acknowledge only from the edges of our eyes.I am a morning person, grabbingevery sunbeam and moon pie, holding on for more and more and moreof that. Every morningoutrunning … More NaPoWriMo 2022 day 25

NaPoWriMo 2022 day 17

Tea x 2As he raised the tea cup to his lipsI thought how incongruous it lookedin his weatherbeaten hand, fragilevessel dotted with roses & ivyand a handle too small for his finger.But, oh, how gently he cradled itin his palm, how gently his eyesmet mine. Thanks to artist Gaynor Kane for this lovely photograph and … More NaPoWriMo 2022 day 17

NaPoWriMo 2022 day 12

Our Tunnel of Love(After Bruce Springsteen)Slipping and sliding, tumbling roughThe love we’re inside isn’t enoughWalls gather closer, encircling wingsThat are clipped and unevenStruggling to springBoth of us stretching, doing our bestTo grow inside our bed of unrestRolling and turning, traveling fastOur journey together is under attack Rhyming poetry isn’t my jam but today I wrote … More NaPoWriMo 2022 day 12

NaPoWriMo 2022 day 11

ParheliaHalos and sundogsBurst the light we seeDarkest reds, deepest violetsSomething breaking everythingIn between refraction, reflectionA wave, a boundary, a thin veilOf cirrus clouds sometimes present,Usually blueOutside the sunA shaft of light developesSlowly fallingThrough the air Again today I combined prompts from The Wombwell Rainbow and napowrimo.net. Thanks to artist Anjum Wasim Dar and Paul Brooks … More NaPoWriMo 2022 day 11

NaPoWriMo 2022 Day 4

Broken EggsLittle girl isfocused on not disturbing the eggshells on the floor orstraying outside the lines slippery yolks scrambleher balanceone day a smothering then a smatteringthen a smothering againYet she watches a dawn breaking new magic every day sees a clean chance every dayfor eggs that are freshand whole With thanks to artist Gaynor Kane … More NaPoWriMo 2022 Day 4

NaPoWriMo 2022 Day 2

Beach ViewBelow, an umbrella glows red as an exploding star and I am a voyeur to colored embers running out to a blue, blue yondertesting distance, then returning tomotherI am testing my wings flying above the frayaway from an imploding staraway from your blue darkness With thanks to artist Anjum Wasim Dar and Paul of … More NaPoWriMo 2022 Day 2