Empire State of What?

I had a poem about NYC that I’d started writing in my drafts for some time now, but always struggled to write it. With all of the buzz around OpenAI’s ChatGPT preview this week, I decided to try collaborating with the system to see what we could come up with together. The goal was a […]

Mi amor

There was a prompt earlier this month to write a love poem. I decided to save it for my special someone on her birthday this year – I still remember that conversation with you.Catching up after years,leaning over the stained oak counter sharing the El Guapo club sandwich.It was as if our time apart was […]

Letter to Alec

Today’s prompt is to write a poem in which you first recall someone you used to know closely but are no longer in touch with, then a job you used to have but no longer do, and then a piece of art that you saw once and that has stuck with you. I wrote a […]


Today’s prompt is to write a poem that anthropomorphizes a type of food. Can you imagine if a churro was human? You are sweet like simple syrup,your kindness elicits flutters in our hearts.You powder the world with joy, I wish we were never apart. But I know you’ll always be there, to bring thought provoking […]

Spring Ski

Today’s prompt is to write a poem that starts with a command. Pretty busy today so went with a Haiku – Look out, behind you!The boarder with no control,barreling towards you!

Five by Five

Today’s prompt is to write a poem that answers the same question in five different ways. Guess the question – Two eggs and hash, sunny-side upBlueberry pancakes, whip on top with powdered sugarHuevos rancheros please, drench it in the sauceBlack coffee medium roast with a butter croissantChai and avo toast with a dash of lemon […]

Woof Woes

The day 17 prompt was to write a poem based on a dog that you’ve known, seen or heard about. I wrote about the German Shepard our roommate had junior year of college, Tyson. Vicious, angry, territorial, psycho.He was the damaged couch left curbsidethat gathered mold with each rain. The rescue runt of the litter […]

Walk in the Park

The day 16 prompt is to write a curtal sonnet. This was my first time writing in this style and it was definitely challenging, but here’s my take – He ambled down the fern lined gravel stone trailwhere the rays of light danced between branchesand fell into the garden of leafy bracken. This spot has […]


Still playing catch up, but the day 15 prompt was to write about something that you have no interest in. This one is probably a hot take, but I wrote about Web3. Blockchain, flockchain, why are we stamping everything with DeFi?The money keeps flowing in funding every idea under the sun.But when will we realizethat […]

Bagel Run

Posting these a little late, but the day 14 prompt is to write the opening scene for the movie of your life. I wrote the first scene kind of in the style of a screenplay. Fade in Joker and the Thief by Wolfmother playing in the background Ext. Morning Bagel RunIn the heart of East […]