An Ode to the Editor

The proofread is where the battle begins. It starts when the editor looks at what they’ve been handed. They open it and read a few lines in. Looks up and gives you a cheeky smile that says more than it needs to, assuming you’re in the same room, which almost never happens to protect the poor writer. Could you imagine the headline? EXTRA EXTRA READ ALL ABOUT IT: EDITOR STRANGLES WRITER DURING PROOFREADING!

The Joy of reasoning the reasoning of my Joys

The reasons for my joys aren’t simple things Not the undefined colors of the winds or the way it sings Nor the neon embrace of the moon And the howling laughter of the sun That’s not simple at all But rather a complicity of the ethereal The choreographed horde of life’s specters in all their splendors Surely, you can see my reasons are not simple things, not at all

Lyrical Passion – Patrice Rivers on the Writer’s Block

It has been a long time since the Writer’s Block has had a poet on the hot-seat. I thought I would correct that and went out to find a sizzling young Poet and author who dazzles with her prowess in word usage, Ms. Patrice “Lyrical Passion” Rivers. This young lady has been putting words to … Continue reading Lyrical Passion – Patrice Rivers on the Writer’s Block

Mental Revision of a Spirit Lost On Amazon

Do you like poetry? We have a whole new world of poetry for you. The Spirit of yours truly found some of the stuff I used to put down and some I just started doing and composed a collection called, "Mental Revision of a Spirit Lost". Normal 0 A hundred degree hotter, that’s my fire … Continue reading Mental Revision of a Spirit Lost On Amazon

Slave to The Dancer

Lustfully taunting, her strut that smooth motion as she stalks my reality with her presence She's jovial at once and hellbent On making me take notice Of her existence I watch I watch and wonder why The hell would a woman so fine decide she has to try But her sultry moves makes me take … Continue reading Slave to The Dancer

The Writer’s Block With Author Triche Christmon & Her Chocolate Notes

Hey all, welcome back to the writer’s Block. I wanted to do something after featuring, “Life”, soon to be a part of a collection of poetry to steal the hearts and minds of readers everywhere. But I went out and did something even better. I’m bringing back more poetry, no not me; this is from … Continue reading The Writer’s Block With Author Triche Christmon & Her Chocolate Notes

Life

Endless passion The romance of stones the way we dance under the fervent fragrance She was a lover I'd prefer to keep I felt her love even while I sleep she caught my wondering eye and kept it locked to her, her words, to the crown of her locks wondering around at nights hoping to … Continue reading Life