Saturday, May 23, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Long Weekend Edition

1. blueberry muffins in the oven*
2. having a long to-do list of good stuff
3. when Jed gets up with the dogs so I don't have to be up and dressed first thing
4. basil
5. are those muffins ready yet?

*and when they are in my belly that won't suck either

Friday, May 22, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Up Early on a Friday Edition

1. being up and around before the bees
2. the very tight, very purple buds on the rhododendron*
3. poets helping poets
4. the sunroof
5. the sun

*the blooms will be paler, which I don't like as much, but they still won't suck

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, Spring Weather Edition

1. lilies starting to bloom
2. buds all over the rhododendrons
3. the way you can smell lilacs before you can figure out where they are
4. wisteria
5. happy bees

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck, I Keep Forgetting to Name My Editions Edition

1. Minerva
2. Polly
3. Louise
4. Beatrix
5. Helen

There. Now when I forget to name an edition, you can just apply one of these. Or one of your choice. It's all good.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck

1. emails from people I've never met, saying nice things about my poems
2. the way this rain is washing all those nasty inchworms out of the trees
3. having lunch with a couple of sistas
4. how soft the dogs will be after they dry off
5. getting a little pollen out of the air

Monday, May 18, 2015

Three More Poems that Don't Suck

Three poems are up this evening at The The Infoxicated Corner. You can even hear me if you want to, because I made recordings.

Five Things that Don't Suck, Half-Day on Campus Edition

1. seeing people I like
2. trading in some library books
3. not having to be there until noon
4. how quiet campus is in the summer
5. getting some poetry work done before I go

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Five Things that Don't Suck

1. baby birds who freak out when their mom or dad shows up with food
2. getting some more writing done
3. neighbors who spoil the dogs
4. when spring green starts turning to summer green
5. ice cream