Tag Archive | Memories

Rituals: At Thanksgiving Day

Happy Forgiving Day

distant kin

eat hearts out

Sudden death play-offs

tackle tribe rivalries

siblings ledger scores

Discard all leftovers



Tweeted on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11:07 p.m. CT

©2012 by Audrey S. Rivers & Poetweetry

First Born


blue ribbon shrine

pristine shoes

Daddy toe waltzes

bedroom sanctum

car keys

genetic guilt

default executor

Last shovelful of dirt


Tweeted on Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. CT

©2012 by Audrey S. Rivers & Poetweetry


Most innocent

We cast upon U

our locker room Christ

our smug sins

greed, envy, gossip

clique rituals

so we can worship God

in the mirror



Tweeted Wednesday, August 8, 2010 at  5:12 p.m. CDT

© 2012 by Audrey S. Rivers and Poetweetry


My childhood vexed your dreams

Poems not proms

pets not paramours

Weird daughter disgraced womb

Caretaker never giver

luv priced too high

Tweeted:  May 10, 2009
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