Author Archives: Patricia Prosvirnin

My Life as a Book – Day 1

My Life – A Metaphor of Prose and Pain Each Page a Yellowed Text In Gold-Gilded Frames I breathe and lift the Words to the Cold Readers’ Eyes I scribble words in Hasty Repose Not forgetting to infuse the Lies … Continue reading

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Mind Song – Day 30 – so long

Pre Occupation in Isolation Madness tangled tightly

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Day 28 – A Poem Should Make you Wonder

a pearl-sized pea of the universal space in me Forged in the cold clammy night pressure its hard voice its opulent luster of pretty words strung together on a fat, greasy neck The sands The storms The ever-effulgent Cry of … Continue reading

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Day 27 – Sonnet 1-14

Before I post my NaPoWriMo post, I will explain my title – It is called Sonnet 1-14, because I constructed a single sonnet using the corresponding lines from each of the first 14 sonnets to construct it. It seems a … Continue reading

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After-thoughts – Day 19

After-thoughts Begin Cloudy Dismal Endangering Fruition Graciously Hoisting Ideas Juggling Kaleidoscopes Lavishing Moments Noiselessly Over Points Quibbling Restlessly Silently Tumbling Under Verdicts Wavering Xeroxing Yen’s Zenith

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Papa in an Urn – Day 18

He left her wondering Which part of herself Was held most Closely to his heart The Robin Egg Blue Urn Embossed with Golden Curlicues was an After-Thought Cradled in her palm She pressed her nails into her flesh A Pressure … Continue reading

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A Long Green Snake – Day 17 – a different perspective

I’m a long green snake I lay upon this forest floor I lie in wait for something forbidden and something more I hear the high pitched wails of the Distant Drummer’s Lament I see the cold outlines painted hard in … Continue reading

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