Well, I felt like it had been a while since I’d written a poem. And I was also working out the backstory to my character from The Powers That Be, Franklin. The two converged, and here we are. Have a poem about Franklin. In my weird sort of…. Dr. Seuss-ish style. -bows out- What’s a… Read More The Art of Being Liked: A Character Poem
So, say you’re me. And say you’re bored and want to write a poem. My bed is sort of the writing station for things-in-notebooks, so you’re sitting there. And you’re staring at the pictures on the walls and the general decor and it’s about… 80% sailboats. So, hey! Let’s write a poem about sailboats! If… Read More Little Sailboat & Bookspine Poetry
See a song sung by a Lord High Executioner. Rewrite it to be sung by a writer. Logical thought processes can be scary sometimes. So, any writer has probably been lectured extensively on cliches of every breed. Plot cliches. Description cliches. Dialog cliches. You get the idea. But, today we will be addressing character cliches.… Read More I’ve Got A Little List: Writers’ Parody
Hey, everyone! Happy Monday! 🙂 So, today I’m sharing something that I’ve been enjoying for quite a while, but have neglected to share. Shame on me. Okay, so it’s called The Very Serious Writing Show. What it’s not is serious. What it is, though, is awesome. It is run by a college student named Daniel… Read More The Very Serious Writing Show
Eventually, this game has to have its own poem, right? 😉 Enjoy, guys. The Ground Is Lava Don’t touch the ground, whatever you do You’ll be burned by what’s there and you’ll die And I’d keep to the couches if I were you Or the end of your short life is nigh The ground is… Read More The Ground Is Lava
Today marks the 13th birthday of a very important sister of mine. ‘Tis the birthday of SprinkleSquink! She is many things to me (including, but not limited to): My roommate, business partner, writing/drawing buddy, one to share ridiculous jokes with and my personal plot bunny generator. All of those are extremely important roles, and… Read More SprinkleSquink’s Birthday!!!
Hi, everybody! I wrote this poem earlier today and thought I’d share. Most of the things in this poem are things I’ve imagined at one point or another. 😉 I’m not just staring, I’m thinking. Thinking of all I can be. I’m not playing with math, I’m a navigator. Navigating a stormy sea.… Read More All I Can Be
School assignment: Write a poem about something you learned the hard way. Well, I learned something recently the very hard way. So here’s my poem. One foot for each pedal That’s how it shouldn’t be. Or all that metal in the shape of a car Will go smashing through all those nice bricks. … Read More Driving Poem
It’s my little sister, Maggie’s, 1st birthday today! I thought that, in honor, the poem I put up about 6-week old her should get a re-post. 🙂 Maggie Chubby, grabbing hands Crinkled up nose Crooked, sweet smile Lips like a rose. Chubby little cheeks Brown eyes round She gives herself hiccups making cooing sounds.… Read More Happy Birthday, Maggie!
Poem for fathwriters. Please comment! There are some things A camera can’t capture There are some things A lens can’t hold Some things Are left for eyes only You gasp and fumble for your camera Trying to focus in on the beauty A snowflake, fluttering towards the ground, A ray of… Read More For Eyes Only