Recently found some really old fiction and poetry work from over ten years ago on my hard drive. I thought for sure it’d been lost between computers over the years. Fact is, I just hadn’t looked hard enough. There’s even a poetry chapbook and a nonsensical novella story in there. A graphic novel outline and partial script. Gems, just gems.
Here’s one about the Challenger spaceship disaster and tragedy from the eighties that I wrote about and how influential it was to me as a kid.
rather reports our astronaut ended the Cold War this morning
in the classroom watching on T.V. a teacher cries.
she is a student.
take seconds, like the rest of us.
now take minutes, the teacher is
while the six-year-old in the room half finishes a
rocket ship with Crayola
that will and has never