[Below is a poem I’ve puzzle-pieced together using my single best line/stanza from each and every one of my 30/30 poems composed this year. I like to think of it as a combination of two, popular poetic forms – the…
As of yesterday (the last of April), I have succeeded in completing my self-imposed 30/30 poetry challenge, and thus, I have conquered National Poetry Writing Month 2014! (Muwhahahaha!)
I always knew this day would come.
I just didn’t think it would be so soon,
or from such an objector.
But I guess no one likes to have their truth
chewed up and spat back at them.
My granny called me late last…
I have talked for a hundred hours
about your politics, economic policies, and people
over my past three months abroad.
I think I have spent more time discussing you
while away from you
than when you were beneath my feet.
I have heard different perspectives