Happy Throwback Thursday, everybody. For those of you who weren't here for our last Throwback Thursday installment, this week I'll be continuing with my series of cowboy poems. I have to chuckle when I read these, because they very literally have no rhyme or reason. There's no clear plot line, sketchy scenery descriptions, and usually… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: More Cowboy Poems
Tag: creative writing
Throwback Thursday: Susie and her cowboy poems…
Hardly anyone I went to high school with reads my blog, but if they did they'd be rolling their eyes right now. I may have mentioned my obsession with poetry in a previous post... and I believe I also mentioned how absurdly god-awful my poems were. What I haven't discussed yet, was my perpetual fascination… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Susie and her cowboy poems…
New Feature: Throwback Thursday!
Okay so I know. Throwback Thursday is not, in fact, new. It has been in existence in the world of social media just long enough to become passe... so, naturally, I am just now hearing about it. In any case, because it's new to ME, I am going to be starting it as a… Continue reading New Feature: Throwback Thursday!
On Train Tracks & Stopwatches
Dear Time,I would like to thank you, first of all, for everything you've done – for that matter, everything you are. By our very definition, we humans are chaotic and barbaric – and without you, Time, we might give way to our more disorderly nature. You are the train conductor of our lives, tapping your… Continue reading On Train Tracks & Stopwatches
A Ballad of Unfortunate Comparisons
I shouldn’t care if she has flair, or if her hair is curled. I wouldn’t trade my dull and faded looks for all the world. When I walk by, the boys don’t sigh and lean back in their chairs. I shouldn’t care. Her hips sway like a pendulum when she walks down the street, They… Continue reading A Ballad of Unfortunate Comparisons
A Letter to the Girl in My Driver’s License Photo
Dear Girl In My Driver's License Photo, Dear, dear girl. What a life you lead! The winds of change have blown you through four cities in the last year, and spat you out here, spinning, with your hand on your hat. In each new place you have shaken your head, dusted yourself off and walked forward… Continue reading A Letter to the Girl in My Driver’s License Photo