Category: Short Stories & Poetry

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Poem free write: When You Were Young

Just a free write. Enjoy.

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Terrible Poem: “Oh, I’m a Gonna Go!”🎶

Oh, I’m a Gonna Go! I’m a gonna go out where the wind durst blow Sand in my knickers and mud in my toes Where cow pies rightly disappear and the crickets eat them dangburned rusted bandoliers! Where the guns don’t get to shootin’, Where there’s no high brow falutin’ And everyone dances ’till half past three… If you need me, why that there … Read More Terrible Poem: “Oh, I’m a Gonna Go!”🎶

Author: We Can be Captains (Millennial Free Verse) 🧭

Falling asleep, deep-deep-deep.  Babysitting another adult, two–three– generations removed from me. “We’ll get that to you in a week.” I scoff.  A week being sixty days, you mean. But I’m too clever, too snug, to call out the lies, the tales your fingers drum-on. After all, no good would come of’…such unrepentant honesty.  The very oxygen would be stolen from your gills. No comeuppance … Read More Author: We Can be Captains (Millennial Free Verse) 🧭