A Proclamation

Hello lovely friends and fellow Bloggers, and good day to you all!  I, Denny, a tiny fish in a really freakin' big pond, happy and fortunate prince of my own minuscule domain, do hereby declare and bestow upon you all the freedom to have an awesome day of peace, joy, and relative ease and heap … Continue reading A Proclamation

Elegy for a Stillborn Pastoral

I have been distraught by my failure to produce a single new poem so far this month, of all months the one during which I should, right?  What vague inspiration I have enjoyed lately has been insufficient for sustained poetic creation.  Until today.  Enjoy, y'all, and please let me know what you think. Elegy for … Continue reading Elegy for a Stillborn Pastoral

Explaining the road rash on my forearm while working the register at Barnes & Noble

via Daily Prompt: Permit Word Count = 587 / Reading time = 2 minutes, 40 seconds I wrote this long poem in the summer of 2007, when my daughter was 18 months old and the circumstances of my life briefly allowed me to ride my bicycle, in conjunction with the city bus, back and forth … Continue reading Explaining the road rash on my forearm while working the register at Barnes & Noble