Poetry in Motion

Poetry in Motion: California

I haven’t blogged in a long time–I’ve been in a massive slump–but my Chinese Poetry class just gave us an assignment to write a quatrain. So here’s a poem! I’ve been very inspired by the California golden poppies along the bike trail to campus, and on Friday we read Sylvia Plath’s “Poppies in October” in my… Continue reading Poetry in Motion: California

Poetry in Motion

Poetry in Motion: Moon, Mother, Mountain

alright, stop me if you’ve heard this one before— so an axe-murderer and his helpless victim go into the woods and it gets darker and darker and they go deeper and deeper until she says, please! i’m scared! as one does, and the axe-murderer snaps, you think you’re scared? what about me? i have to… Continue reading Poetry in Motion: Moon, Mother, Mountain

Poetry in Motion

Poetry in Motion: The Boneless Ones

Nope, this isn’t about the GOP leaders who are all still backing Trump despite ‘condemning’ his boasts of sexual assault. This is an older poem I wrote for my workshop application. It’s a bit more fun–I kind of want to write more rhyming/form poetry.   The Boneless Ones We are the stuff of screams, unpleasant dreams,… Continue reading Poetry in Motion: The Boneless Ones