#94: The Poem

I want to talk about my style of writing poetry recently, and how it's developed over time. It's changed in countless ways in the time since I last wrote a serious poem about life. When I first started writing poetry, I was a complete failure. Too much dry emotion, too many verbose phrases and cliche … Continue reading #94: The Poem

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Loud

What are you thinking? Make an observation, "the classroom is quiet" and so are we Life is naturally loud What might scientists look for? Predators, prey The silent cries underneath green What happens to their food? Herbivores, carnivores, eaters and feeders and readers and writers Food source declining, pollution and pesticides and Human Interaction, natural … Continue reading Loud

F Word

Crumpled up piece of paper found in the trash between lunch periods, between gum-stained homework and block erasers an outline of a small hand, all five fingers, one extended further upwards than the others, and a message in all caps, scratched out in pencil, still legible despite this it says, "Mr. D" and then trails … Continue reading F Word