“One is never sure, watching two cats washing each other, whether it’s affection, the taste or a trial run for the jugular.”- Helen Thomson

I rarely write social commentary, but sometimes a piece just needs to be written. This one has been bugging me since the 2008 election season began. This piece is not directed at either party, more of the system as a whole. I feel that too often our politicians lose their cause through campaigning, media and […]

Posted at 8:59 am on September 24, 2008 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Poetry, Writing | Tagged: , , , , , | Continue reading

“You can keep a dog; but it is the cat who keeps people, because cats find humans useful domestic animals.”- George Mikes

This is my “Sestina on Crack”. I varied the Sestina form to give it even more repetition. The form looks like this: 1, 2, 3, 1, 2, 3 3, 1, 2, 2, 1, 4 4, 3, 1, 1, 2, 5 5, 4, 2, 3, 1, 6 6, 5, 1, 4, 3, 2 2, 6, 3, […]

Posted at 2:56 am on September 5, 2008 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Poetry, Writing | Tagged: , , , , | Continue reading

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