NaPoWriMo Day 30

Write a letter to the troops or bank tellers or dog groomers or state representatives or to cheerleaders, CEO’s or the tick- et takers at the multi-plex. A letter that reads, be safe and strong and brave and “thank you for your service.” The mail as unruly or peculiar prophecy- write a letter to the […]

NaPoWriMo Day 28

Lawns start to grow. Neighbors peer over the fence to compare dogwoods, daffodils and errant dandelions. Lawn services appear to spray emergent before thunderstorms wash the chemicals away. Pool guys arrive in vans that say Aloha and Paradise. Clover, a few wild violets are side yard residents quiet and steady as heartbeat.  

NaPoWriMo Day 25

Linda? No. Sherry? No. She used to work at Macy’s. Now she works at Kroger. I’m self-checking blueberries. “How are you doing?” I ask. “I don’t like to complain, but I have a big leak somewhere, because my yard is full of water, but I try not to complain and there is a stain growing […]