Meal Planning

With some reservation that it will yield useful results I google the words “meals, cheep and delicious” For an hour afterward I salivate over roasted garlic lamb Creamy butternut squash soup, braised charcoal ribs Pulled pork empanadas, spinach mushroom frittatas Whole wheat 6-cheese pizzas, and bacon hand pies Before realizing that I’ve gone down a … Continue reading Meal Planning

Feeling Smaller

I think I’m a bad person How can I feel trapped by kisses And brilliant, sun-shiny smiles? I’m not equipped to deal With these grown up responsibilities How can I raise children When I feel so much like a child? I’m feeling small right now Everything seems daunting I put on a brave face, But … Continue reading Feeling Smaller

Marathoning

Kicking off February to a strong start Hamburger nachos and strawberry red-hot ice cream Okay, so not physically perhaps But I will write a dozen poems before drifting off tonight Only 40 to go after that, pushing For a break in the monotony and ranting bullshit That I normally write, so unimportant Though I can … Continue reading Marathoning

I Will Find Her

Jesus, fucking Christ and all the cussing Raging against the machine that feeds my family Blaming my lack of creative freedom My lack of that beautiful, original, cutting piece Of poetry, sculpture, or really anything On my shortage of time and my tired, taxed brain My burnt out from day to day grinding How can … Continue reading I Will Find Her