She Believes, an unexpected poem

She Believes, an unexpected poem

I thought this would be a story, but it turned into a poem. She Believes She can’t sleep Mind full, not mindful 1:30 a.m., it bothers her Wisteria gone wild, yes, wisteria after a dozen years of peace spreading rude tendrils across the yard choking the tomatoes 2...
THE DOG RUNS ON, a poem for Alex Nieto

THE DOG RUNS ON, a poem for Alex Nieto

I’ve been writing more poetry since attending a workshop led by poet and memoirist Arthur Flynn DeSilver on poetry for prose writers at a day-long writers’ conference hosted by Redwood Writers in April. On Monday, May 23, a poem I wrote about two weeks...

Are they waiting?

Here’s a poem I just wrote. Are they waiting? By Laura McHale Holland Are they waiting in rays of sunlight kissing the ivy that creeps across the courtyard? When I sleep, do they peek in my refrigerator straighten album pictures check on my daughter pet the dog?...

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