Day 3: Open a window

Prompt: Similar-sounding word bank A belated April Fools’ Day — didn’t mean to prank anyone, but it isn’t really a prank if forewarned — see if you can find the joke in this poem. It’s stuck in my head and begging to be let out for a while now, meaning, it’s always known I was […]

Day 2: Under the Eaves

Prompt: Sense of place   daffodils grow quietly under knowing eaves, predictable like teachers and staff. see them greet empty sidewalks, silent brick walls, carless streets, neighbors with drawn curtains. for once they ripen healthy, glowing like perfect stars, vibrant petals without small hands learning softness, palms curious to yellowness, fingers pliant to peace six […]