Tag Archives: friendship

[POEM] water flows on Mars in the summertime

Here’s a poem and watercolor, inspired by a poetry prompt from poets Jason Crane and Ana Mezic. The poem is for my friend Sam, who very quickly and very easily became one of those rare, special people in my life.

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uncertain future and longing

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[POEM] where ever she is…

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[POEM] talking on the telephone 

/// Gina Thompson 9 July 2015 Bellefonte PA

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[POEM] pages

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[POEM] a reminder is scribbled in case it is needed, which it seems to be for at least one person.

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[♫ NOW PLAYING ♫] I can(t) do without you

This morning my three-year-old and I are watching one of my favorite (and now hers) childhood movies, Calamity Jane. It’s pretty obscure and when I talk about it most people haven’t seen or even heard about it. It’s a charming … Continue reading

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[QUOTE] come flying

Not too long ago I finally finished listening to the BBC Radio edition of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. It’s an excellent series and I would recommend it to anyone who is into quality story-telling. I’ve never read the … Continue reading

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Making sense of being threatened, feeling betrayed by my community, and deciding what’s next for me

My therapist this past week after our regular Tuesday morning session: “I’ll keep a Friday appointment open in case you need to talk after the poetry reading.” Wednesday night text to my therapist: “[REDACTED] kicked me out of the poetry … Continue reading

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[POEM] In spite of the bad days

for Jason

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