Author Archives: Margo Rowder

About Margo Rowder

By trade, I'm Social Media Manager for the Television Academy, which taps into my love for filmmaking, design, and storytelling. My latest personal projects include a YA speculative fiction manuscript, 30 Decibels, and a new (not YA) romantic dramedy called SUPPORT.

An Honest Haiku (flash)

It’s love I love; It’s Lust I lust. It’s not you; Not yet. Advertisements

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Friday the 13th Haiku (Margo)

Screw Friday Thirteen Times on Friday night will do Me in so start now Clear that calendar Hold all your calls, boy, fill your Day-planner for night _______________________ Ahem.

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Monument

Roller over my lungs Squeezes tears If we were real I wouldn’t let you let me leave Crawl on sheets to you Arms hold me up, let me fall In love Underneath Tucked in Neatly folded Secured and fitting Inside … Continue reading

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Back to my tricks (flash)

I only have teeth for you Hips Lips Stained bright Or not at all Once they find yours And find them And find themmm _____________________________________ I’m back, you guys! (Took a break from this stuff for a bit.)

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Song

[Listen to “Icarus”] Mild tones Hum, almost hover In clumsy, oversized air we sing We know Icarus like our own names Over a grounding line The duet Sounds like taking off Flying Two unison voices Hard to hold Like steady … Continue reading

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Angst (flash)

If I don’t explore I can’t get lost So which is better? Sight/unseen Sleep/no dream Traffic/missed Never been f/ing kissed? If I don’t play I can’t lose. Someone told me too late. __________________________ [One of those days, I guess?]

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Manure on Michigan Avenue

Chicago’s mounted police, Manure on Michigan Avenue The scent puts grass under my feet And a blazing, UV-spectrum tongue Around my neck Under a crowded skyscraper scaffold Forever 21 – Open during construction! I stand on two yellowing acres. Texas, … Continue reading

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