My Frustration – My Weekly Poem 7/19/2021

Here is my poem for last week’s poetry prompt, Frustration: My frustrationwith dad’s pain;helpless Witness,his faculties wane. Senseless strugglecomes to him,waking up tooutlooks grim. Speech is stammered,volume down.People listeningfurrow brows. Helpless Witnesschooses notto engage whatcan’t be fought. My frustrationwith dad’s painis my own withnothing gained.

The Mouse – My Weekly Poem 7/12/2021

Here is my poem for last week’s poetry prompt, Immersion: The Mouse A keen ear could hear the mouse shuffle,gliding, pausing, then changing direction.An unhurried sweep of the area,to seek out what might be useful,success always marked by a gleeful click.The room grew quieter as the night drew onfrom midnight darkness to bleak wee hours.AContinue reading “The Mouse – My Weekly Poem 7/12/2021”