#TSM 210 — American Sentence

I’m frayed and twisted but still strong — and ready for the next adventure. This short and sweet poem is called an American Sentence, invented by Allen Ginsberg. Carrie is the host of The Sunday Muse.

The road to fitness.

Let the pulse pass; it will become a stone and drag you to the bottom. I started smoking cigarettes at age 17. I smoked through both of my pregnancies and while nursing my sons. Smoking was something I understood was a bad thing for my health and for the health of my children and those…

American Sentence — two cats series

These are my first attempts at writing American Sentences.  My favorite subjects are featured in a series of 3. Two cats curl on two separate perches; not friends, yet not enemies. One curls in leopard-skin bed; one curls on pink-printed fleece — both dreaming. One has long stripes with white cotton bits; one’s short-haired, white,…