Category Archives: Field of Words

Writings.

Weird

“She said But you’re weird! as if / to say a repetition of it would / impel me to remember / it was not to be treated as a compliment, / an identity, a friend.” A poem for National Poetry Month. Continue reading

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Table 2 (poem)

“…Sustained / by statisticians, I am a maker / of passionless tables that summarize / in numbers the reasoned philosophy / of this well-ordered State’s philosopher-kings.” A poem for National Poetry Month.

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“Totally like whatever, you know?” by Taylor Mali

“Because contrary to the wisdom of the bumper sticker / it is not enough these days to simply QUESTION AUTHORITY. / You have to speak with it, too.” A poem by Taylor Mali for National Poetry Month.

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Vashti Speaks for Herself

“He said that? you heard him? The bastard! / I used to love him. Some ways I still do… / but honey, don’t believe all you hear. / He can put it on Larry King Live, / he can write it up in the Bible / for every preacher to preach, / it’ll still be a goddamn lie….” A poem for National Poetry Month.

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Mielikki

“When they told me who to put on the throne / I said, no, I will not be ruled. / The gods they showed me were tyrants
who displeased me with their judgments, / their injustice, yes, their cruelty.” — A poem for National Poetry Month.

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Whatever in hell I’ve been doing…

I haven’t been writing many posts on Henkimaa lately, but I have been (1) writing on Bent Alaska; (2) organizing my writing; (3) writing; (4) thinking about writing posts on Henkimaa.

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The Daily Tweets 2010-11-13: NaNoWriMo halfway point

Today: 4665 #NaNoWriMo words; total now 25,239 – more than halfway there, & 2 days ahead of the game. #fb # Now packing up to go see “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” at the Bear Tooth with my … Continue reading

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The Daily Tweets 2010-11-11: NaNoWriMo write-in

Twitter Tools (a WordPress plugin) keeps on malfunctioning and posting the days tweets with the wrong date and several hours later than they’re supposed to be posted.  So I keep on having to come in & change the date, post … Continue reading

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The Daily Tweets 2010-11-06: A lovely NaNovember day (7.5K words)

Saturdays are writing days for me. But in November, every day’s a writing day, thanks to NaNoWriMo  — National Novel Writing Month.  We’re now a week into NaNovember, as I call it, & I started it way behind. But by … Continue reading

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Blog changes, & NaNoWriMo

I got fed up with my old template, so I’m changing it.  If you’ve got respiratory issues, you might want to wear a mask, because I’m gonna be kicking up some dust around here. But right now: I’m off to … Continue reading

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