The First Time I Saw…. Trifextra Challenge

The First Time I Saw… Tilt of your smile, Black of your hair, Lilt of your walk, Depth of your stare– Heat filled me up All else a blur But this I knew: You are him. I’m her.   A response to: This week’s Trifextra challenge.  This week we are asking you to count syllables. […]

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Movie Night #Trifecta Writing Challenge

Movie Night “You do the popcorn and I’ll melt the butter.” “Don’t you mean margarine?” “For Pete’s sake, James, why do you have to be so obtuse?! You know exactly what I mean.” “Words matter, Ginny.” “Whatever. I’m going to have a glass of wine. You can do the butter–I mean margarine–yourself.” Placing the tub on the […]

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Mt. Tabor #NaBloPoMo

Mt. Tabor

Mt. Tabor Eruptions all morning Hot lava and sass We walk round the volcano Find quiet at last? Complaints and disruption She protests each step Green flows down the hillside We gasp, find our breath. Word count: 33 There is a dormant volcano in the middle of our city. It has trails, a playground, a […]

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Angel’s Trumpet #NaBloPoMo #Trifexxxtra

The first shy blossom emerged slowly, seemingly taking forever, until finally opening into sweetness. The next night, each starry explosion came one after another, permeating our bedroom with their secret, unmistakable honeymoon scent. Word Count: 33 If this flowery piece was a little too sweet, go check out my Knotty  Jokes. Trifextra: Week Ninety-Four–TrifeXXXtra: an […]

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Twyla #NaBloPoMo

Twyla I am the goddess of in-between almost-there and never-been dark of day, gleam of night unsent letter and unspoken fight words not found upon your tongue remembered dreams from days you were young.   Trifextra Weekend Challenge It’s National Blog Post Month, and I’m on a roll–rolling down a hill, apparently. I meant to […]

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