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…

NPM – 10 of 30

Forgot to create Something for today’s poem Half-hearted haiku

NPM – 9 of 30

there’s nothing quite like waking up late discovering that your favorite cafe is now open on Sunday watching a ballgame in the sun eating carne asada chips lounging on the couch to make you not want to go back to work tomorrow

NPM – 8 of 30

story of a story Finding Neverland is the story of how Peter Pan came into being, shadow, fairies and all ~~ I wanted to write a poem about this remarkable musical that I saw today, but then in doing some research, I discovered that 3 of the boys suffered sad deaths, and the poem took a…

NPM – 7 of 30

day in the sun/a night in the night there is nothing quite like the feeling you have after a lazy day in the sun your face warm your skin slightly salty your hair maintains a sun scent you decide to take a walk as evening comes to shake off the haze mix up the mindset…

NPM – 6 of 30

“a hard cry could draw walls in, it could bend metal, it could turn a full moon into a sliver” – from The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen not as much as before not like it used to be tears enough to drown in sorrows fit for a crone but the aftermath produced no supernatural…