Only 24 more poems to go before Poetry Month ends. This is fun but time consuming. But maybe I’m learning some discipline that I can incorporate into my other writing. Bigger miracles have happened.
I super enjoyed reading the post “Writing Without Rituals” on the Word Whores blog. The post is very meaningfilled for those of us with procrastination, distraction, and restless pacing issues. I especially related to this statement by Allison Pang, “I often feel like I’m some sort of literary mafia queen, where I have to threaten my brain to get the words out now, or I’m going to shove a decapitated horse head into the power supply.”
So here is the poem of the day, written while I watched the owl and crow action out my home office window.