Day 19

Poems During a Pandemic Poems During a Pandemic has been a limited companion series to Today’s Poems Today. This entry is the last in the series, as all others (beginning with Day 16, written on April 1) have been previously posted. Day 19 Morning rhythm off Facebook cut in early so This is my haiku

Day 39 — A & B

Today's Poem Today It's a twofer again, today. I woke up thinking about A, then looked in the mirror and got B. 39A Bad habits must stop Ten o’clock bedtime tonight I said so, that’s why 39B It’s hairmageddon The threat of crafting shears And boxed dye looms near

Caught on the Playground

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash. Caught on the Playground On the monkey bars swinging wildly from  insecurity to irrationality to  insecurity to irrationality; On  the merry-go-round  whipping ‘round and ‘round, Now what? Now what? Now what? Climbing the tall ladder of angst to ride the slide into deep despair; Hopscotching over happiness; Then, tagged … Continue reading Caught on the Playground

The Perfect Shade of Joy

Here's a new, quick, fun poem from an assignment, “to write about discovering something.” Photo from The Perfect Shade of Joy There is a joy that comes with a new discovery.  Life can be so ordinary and predictable. At a certain age we’ve experienced everything -- or hope we have. We aren’t expecting  well, … Continue reading The Perfect Shade of Joy

Untitled, 1983

Today's Revisited originally appeared in Prairie Winds Anthology, 1983, a publication of the Prairie Winds Project. How can such a small, simple word like            lovebe so much harder to say than cinnamon?    Susan FischbachGrade 12Faith High School