Ever so Impatiently – Crowdsourced Poem #2

Thank you for participating and following along on this new adventure where I put out a call for lines, and then weave them into a poem. Poem number 2 prompt: what waits impatiently at your door? (The prompt itself was a line submitted for poem number 1, a bit too late.) The lines received, includingContinue reading “Ever so Impatiently – Crowdsourced Poem #2”

Crowdfunding Poetry! a call for lines

Greetings, and welcome to a second call for lines; I want to weave your responses into another poem and I’d love your help. Prompts are posted on Instagram and here almost simultaneously, and the call is open for the next 36 hours. This prompt was a late submission to prompt number 1, and so IContinue reading “Crowdfunding Poetry! a call for lines”

Something About a Shadow – a collaborative poem

Two days ago I posted a prompt in hopes of creating a collaborative poem from submitted lines. The prompt: where is your shadow? The lines submitted: Hiding inside me Across my chicken coop Always attached to me In the clockwork of the hillside Here is our first pedalpoet collaborative poem: Thank you for participating! AnotherContinue reading “Something About a Shadow – a collaborative poem”

On Writing Poems – part 5 – How to Get Published

Someone wrote to me recently and asked, How do I get my poems published? Man, I wish I could tell you. I wish I could say, just keep writing them, and honing them and, keep at it, and don’t give up; except that isn’t how it works. Poetry, nothing really, is that simple. It gotContinue reading “On Writing Poems – part 5 – How to Get Published”

Coming Out Bi – part 6 – Burt Reynolds

I want to find a moment in my past I can look at to say, that’s when I realized I was queer, that was the moment I knew it, and that’s when I decided to accept it. Or to fight for it. Maybe a moment someone told me not to be gay. Or a momentContinue reading “Coming Out Bi – part 6 – Burt Reynolds”