Daddy’s Girl

“Saved for your twenty-fifth” You saved his life in a way, but you never knew it. All because of one thrilling ride with fifteen beers, your mama’s babies in the back seat, one blue and sweaty—you. At the hospital, your mama gripped your hands as they shot you not once but twice to jumpstart your … Continue reading Daddy’s Girl

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“Surviving 1930 or 2130”

DAY 14 PAD Challenge I realize I skipped posting a poem yesterday. Some prompts just don't motivate me or maybe I'm just a bit lazy at times. I'll post yesterdays tomorrow or maybe another day but for today the prompt was to write a doomsday poem, however you interpret that. “Surviving 1930 or 2130” Your … Continue reading “Surviving 1930 or 2130”

“Something’s about to explode”

PAD Challenge 12 I'm quoting today's prompt: "For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Something (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write the poem." I'm not sure why this prompt triggered this memory, but I guess the story must be told.It might … Continue reading “Something’s about to explode”