National Poetry Writing Month 2017, Day 20

My day 20 poem for National Poetry Writing Month uses the prompt from Napowrimo.net—to write a poem that ‘incorporates the vocabulary and imagery of a specific sport or game.’ ‘You changed 6 hours ago’ said the line below the name of the file… Sometimes it feels as though I change every time I tag in but usually it seems [...]

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Veiled Faces, Moving Shadows (a scene from the past)

Imagine a corridor lined with thirty-foot statues. A bright light shines off in the distance. As you walk along through alternating shadow and light, gazing up at the stone figures that tower above you, the shadows move across their faces, occasionally teasing your eyes with moving figures that quickly disappear the moment your glance shifts. [...]