Create What You Want to Create

Let yourself create what you want to create. Your art can be anything. It does not have to be serious. It does not have to be “real”. Creating silly art for the sake of it is a gift you can give to yourself. Creating silly art for the sake of it is a gift youContinue reading “Create What You Want to Create”

Have a Problem? Write a Poem

Have a problem? Write a poem. Don’t worry, here at Make You Write a Poem, we’ve got you covered. Covered in cut-up newspaper. Oh, you didn’t hear? The poems are already here, you just have to find them. Unfortunately, the problems are here as well. What, you think that’s not your problem? You’re the oneContinue reading “Have a Problem? Write a Poem”

Announcement

Hello everyone, I wrote in this post that I would be making some changes to my online presence and some announcements down the road. Well, we’ve arrived at the announcement portion of the road! Firstly, I am not abandoning this blog. I will still be here. I will still post sometimes, though likely not asContinue reading “Announcement”

Happy Birthday, Dad

Content note: this piece deals with addiction, abuse, and intergenerational trauma. I wish my father a happy birthday.He tells me he’s drinking again,And that he hardly heard from anyone.I can only ever write poems about him. Write back, he always says.His emails come quickly, contain hardly anything.Write back, he always says.Write back. I have toContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Dad”

A Nest of Lies

Those little things thatDon’t add upOr make sense.Those things thatDon’t sit quite right.Are they concealing something larger? When, finally, we lift this old stone from the mossy earth,Will we find, writhing on the ground,Churning in the dirt,Attempting to flee the scene,Creatures without mouths, without eyes? In place of a man, will we find a nestContinue reading “A Nest of Lies”