April 30, 2019

What is inspiration?!

Inspiration is producing an event, being wowed by the talent that participated, and then being further amazed by everybody who came to support the event.

This was our April Open Mic night dedicated to Women’s History Month and National Poetry Month....

February 4, 2019

We had Janet share her amazing poem about Texas with parking and air conditioning included.  Amber, one of the students from JC Arts Program, read her Shakespeare competition piece from Macbeth and I swore the poetry was going to come and attack us, Dorian Gray style....

March 23, 2018

We had singers, songwriters, and a musical trio play; we had poets, writers, linguists, and inspirational speakers. The color of the expression and the expanse of people’s knowledge was inspiring. The flow of words and thoughts, ideas and celebrations, the anxiety and...

June 28, 2017

Unknown the known - red-blue dimensions yield

unfinished violets; a billion frowns beget

one funeral dirge to accent supernovas melting

promises faster than immortality?

In the center of it all, the Loneliest Man sips a coke,

assesses his empire once marqueed by

resplendence...

June 12, 2017

Suede-draped sphinxes mounting warfare on bleeding stars while swirling circus cosmos swirls on, cabarated with wisemen bearded by darkest grey.

March 27, 2017

because we are apparent in our transparency, windows seeking landscapes to face, so that students, soon-to-be sages,

March 20, 2017

She was the kind of girl who deserved

a matching set of luggage,

that’s for sure.

The way she moved in quiet whispers,

the grinding halt of her Philips head eyes

screwed tightly on the “Departures.”

She moved like a machine,

stainless and steel, with a nose that could

pierce a...

March 6, 2017

It’s the way blueberry stains your every word,

how yellow taxis decipher the subtext

amidst quiet dialogs of night and moonlight that

I find myself beguiled, awash in summertime’s

Slip N Slide, badminton strokes against deepest

embraces no orchestrated candlelight

can unveil...

February 27, 2017

To echo salience, writing handbooksdemand you declare a chiasmus, so by the timethe Word hooks Its first syllable to your ear, you are It, and It is You,

February 21, 2017

and you weren’t prepared to live and let live tonight… Stirred, not shaken, I demand, truth serum smug.

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