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A Stale Marriage

A Stale Marriage

I wrote this poem about a fictional stale marriage using inspiration from a Creative Collaboration. I posted on Facebook: “Look to your right, what do you see?” All answers to the question are formatted in the poem like *this*, and I wrote the poem within the goal of an hour.

A Stale Marriage

Me
Stuck between *dirty dishes
A red bed pillow
And the wall* ...READ MORE...

Saving My Heart

Saving My Heart

A short poem written using a woman’s direct descriptions about her stressful relationship, and how this stress worsened her medical heart condition. I wrote this poem by rearranging my word-for-word notes of what she said.

This poem is evidence that we are our own best therapists, if only we could learn to truly listen to ourselves.

Saving My Heart

I show love by doing things for others
If I stop, then I feel I don’t care anymore ...READ MORE...

A Rock Pun Ballad

A Rock Pun Ballad

A short love rock pun ballad, written using as many rock puns to describe a sweet moment shared between two lovers: Flint and Mica.

A Rock Pun Ballad

Flint stopped to marble
At the things he took for granite
Realizing things mica be okay

While lost in his quarry
Pearl was feeling sedimental
So she turned to him to say ...READ MORE...