Wild Words

A weekly newsletter delivering one poem, once a week, from my traveling desk to your inbox.

Free form fun about love on the run fed by the prompt, "in my living room."

Looking back on life along the Redneck Riviera, aka the beaches of Lower Alabama.

A free verse poem of pure fiction, built only around a prompt of "who wrote this poem."

A ramage poem in honor of Robert Bly developed form, on harvesting dreams.

This blitz poem provides delivers a stream of short phrases and imagery reflecting upon the chaos and monotony of our current reality.

This Villanalle gives a vivid account of hope and discovery, set in a Mexican border town antique store.

In the ramage form of Robery Bly, I crafted this account of bliss on Seven Mile Beach on Grand Cayman.

A free verse poem of perspective, hope and faith during unprecedented times due to COVID-19.

A haiku looking at the impact of cedar pollen, and its fever, upon central Texas and its inhabitants.

A free verse poem working from an obscure prompt leading me to write about, of all things, vision floaters.

"Sonnet of the Songbird" reflects upon on the surprising beauty of being awakened one morning in Taos.

A concrete verse poem, "We Interrupt This Message," expands by word count, building in intensity.