Traffic in the City

Like a flock of startled birds flapping out their wings for flight umbrellas in the crowd open wide. They bob like bottles in a stream colors catching eyes but secrets corked inside. The taxi drivers honk like geese and grab which fish they can, pluck one up then drag it off with squeals and round … More Traffic in the City

Why Kermit Is My New Best Friend + Looking On the Bright Side

I have returned! Hither from a magical land of falafels, wedding cake, and cousins. I was told I should write a story about falafels gone wrong, but unfortunately, I was absent from the kitchen when the woeful event occurred and only heard tale of it later when I was asked to step out of the … More Why Kermit Is My New Best Friend + Looking On the Bright Side

Of Books and Binders and Book Binder Poetry

Good morning! It’s a beautiful Friday and we are back with our next installment of Evelyn-finds-something-neat-about-poetry-and-comes-to-share-it on The Rain-Drenched Writer! Or, as my dad would say, “Have you heard Evelyn’s new poem? She didn’t write a single word!” Well, I am sure we are all glad to be here. If you are new to these … More Of Books and Binders and Book Binder Poetry

i am a writer

I’m a writer, I’m a poet, I’m a chapter I’ve written. A character built out of nothing but my life and hands. They stain my pages because I bleed and wilt. I’m a writer, I’m a poet, I form worlds out of words and people out of trees. Watch me resurrect a dragon, a storm, … More i am a writer

Ode To The Family’s 2003 Chrysler Town & Country Minivan

Sometimes inspiration rises from the everyday happenings that feel so forlorn and bland. Everyone has a unique experience and while they might overlook common formalities: another dinner, another drive, another drag of school. They can all be captured. The art of the poet is to see the beauty in the commonplace; to encompass and package … More Ode To The Family’s 2003 Chrysler Town & Country Minivan

Blackout Poetry

Good evening, friends! Friday is here and I am later than normal with a post, but no matter. I have been gone most of the day, volunteering at a camp in a class of seven and eight-year-olds. Hence, I am a bit tired, but here to share some blackout poetry. I made these yesterday evening. … More Blackout Poetry