Five Poems in Five Days

Apparently there is some kind of challenge going on in virtual land about writing five poems in five days?

It couldn’t come at a worse time. I’m ridiculously busy, seemingly incapable of transcribing simple interviews I need to present to publications I’ve been writing for; and meanwhile, my day job has gotten harder, longer, and more prone to fatiguing me early in the working day than ever, making writing that much harder.

In short, I needed an excuse to push my ADD to the limit and take on a NEW task! Here’s my first example:

 

Random I Movement

I wanted to sleep, but
I want a
lot of
things.

I wanted to write, and I
did.

But it was
short–
not as

short as

my

dreams.

 

-D. M. Collins

D. M. Collins

D. M. Collins is a journalist and writer based in Los Angeles.

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