NPM – 24 of 30

hole in the floormat my driver’s side floormat has a hole where my right heel has worried through the fabric I don’t know how long my heel has worked to accomplish this feat I have noticed it slowly growing I have rearranged the floormat to slow the growth but it always inches back to the…

NPM – 23 of 30

yes, I know April is over, but I still owe 8 poems…they’ll get filtered in here and there 🙂 ~~ when you’re the person being honked at to go at a green light it happens you consider yourself a pretty good driver attentive, law-abiding for the most part but some days you’re on auto-pilot driving…

NPM – 22 of 30

the woman in the car behind me she is an older woman but seems well put together she is touching up her make-up fluffing her hair she checks her watch I wonder if she is late for an appointment an interview a date she uses her rear view mirror as a final check on her…

NPM – 20 of 30

as you’ve probably surmised, when I don’t have the inspiration for much, I turn to haiku it may be kind of cheating, but it works for me ~~ another long day getting ready to leave town needed getaway

NPM – 18 of 30

what do you make of a day that begins deciding if you’re well enough to return to work you do your ten years of working is celebrated with the head honchos and others who have also endured for a decade you eat mediocre pizza and must recount how you came to work there then share…

NPM – 17 of 30

lovely to sleep in trying to knock out sickness feeling okay now

NPM – 15 & 16 of 30

April 15 productive morning lazy afternoon at home music & friends at night ~~ April 16 sickness came today fuzzy head & lazy bones sick day tomorrow

NPM – 14 of 30

supporting the arts through attendance & money a nice Friday night

NPM – 13 of 30

upon waking I discovered the cat had knocked over its litter box after a day of work where I barely came up for air I made my way to the harbor where I met a friend who was in from out of town we walked to a restaurant and met another friend we talked a lot…

NPM – 12 of 30

his strong cologne clung to my clothes like a small gnat flies nearby at lunch

NPM – 11 of 30

The Reading where I once felt at home I now feel somewhat outside I set myself apart physically put up walls to keep others out let them down a little when I perform not knowing if I’ve already turned the audience off for not being very social I’m not a talker on the mic I…