NaPoWriMo Day 2

As I get into the swing of NaPoWriMo I am using the NaPoWriMo site for some inspiration. Day 1’s prompt reads like this… Using Reb Livingston’s Bibliomanacy Oracle, clear your mind, push the button, and write a poem inspired by your reading.

My Reading
From Prayer to Ruth Stone by Kelly Cockerbam
“This scum, cursing the stock
Age isn’t mellowing the greed
Only making it pant”

My Poem

image

The Man From the Corner

There was a gentleman standing on the corner
Perhaps 50 or so
A void in his eyes
A scowl that looked to have been set for years
I could tell by the tiny lines around his lips
Standing beside him I set my coffee down to open my umbrella
I noticed his knuckles
Red and scabbed, swollen
“Shit,” he mumbled under his breath
And he hastily boarded the #9
Friday morning on my way to the office
I noticed the morning paper
There he is again
Front page… “Greed kills the C.E.O.”
A man takes his own life
The mighty dollar kills the man from the corner

http://www.napowrimo.net

http://bibliomancyoracle.tumblr.com/askoracle

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: