Tag: halloween

This World is Open

We have these stories about the perfect place. That first Biblical story of the land of love and fruit created in the image of the fruit-maker, the lover of all things sensory, all things finite and mortal. Potential blossomed on the vines trailing across…

Arrival

The first place I looked was where the spring rounded the grove of oaks and began to widen into a creek shadowed by sycamores. The moss grew thick on the bare spots of earth where the sun only reached in winter speckles between branches….

Fair warning: Get your scary poem on!

Got a scary poem in you? Let it come out. The Rural Oklahoma Museum of Poetry is hosting a Scary Poem Contest that includes a reading of your poem at the Oct. 25 Dark & Scary event at the museum. Cash prizes for the…

Her Kind

The fourth poet chair for the museum that I made is Anne Sexton’s, based on her poem “Her Kind.” Her Kind I have gone out, a possessed witch haunting the black air, braver at night; dreaming evil, I have done my hitch over the…