Blind Dates

In some cases, it would’ve been better if I had been truly blind Blind Dates Several years ago, I was friends with a Southern Baptist preacher and his wife. This was before I came out. We played cards on the weekends and they were nice enough people, though the preacher was pretty much bipolar. TheyContinue reading “Blind Dates”

Kansas City Chiefs to the Superbowl

KC Chiefs Beat the Cincinnati Bengals 23–20 I didn’t grow up as a “die-hard” football fan. I had some friends in high school that played football and I was in the marching band, so I began to understand the game. As I hung out with my friends, I became a fan of the Chiefs (IContinue reading “Kansas City Chiefs to the Superbowl”

Rain Cycle

The rain is dripping, sprinkling, The ground is soaking, drinking.The seeds are sprouting, growing, The rivers are rippling, flowing.The sun appears, shining, burning, Plants are drying, turning.Water dries, evaporates, Clouds conform and condensate.The rain is dripping, sprinkling…Copyright © 2022 Brandon Ellrich Thank you for reading! If you enjoyed this poem, please click the like buttonContinue reading “Rain Cycle”

New Year Resolutions

This poem was written in response to W3 Prompt #34: Wea’ve Written Weekly on The Skeptic’s Kaddish, so please visit his page to read other responses. YearOverStart againThis time betterResolutions are not kept through the yearEither you will or you won’t; don’t promiseResolve has fadedNo commitmentI’ll do itBetterNow Copyright © 2022 Brandon Ellrich Thanks forContinue reading “New Year Resolutions”

The Day the Earth Stood Still

1/19/19 This poem was written in response to David’s W3 Prompt #32: Wea’ve Written Weekly on the Skeptic’s Kaddish, so please visit his page to read other responses. The Day the Earth Stood Still (1/19/19) The mountains crumbled The rain downpoured Levees overspilled Volcanoes rumbled Tsunamis roared The day the Earth stood still The sky grewContinue reading “The Day the Earth Stood Still”

11 Favorites and Facts About Me

A Writing Prompt For Your Dog, Cat, or Pet! Anything else? No? Good. I’m bored with these questions. If you want to ask anything else, talk to Brandon. He seems to like responding to comments and such, so go bore him with your pointless queries. He posts pictures, stories, and poems about me, so youContinue reading “11 Favorites and Facts About Me”

How to Make Memories Last

Holding on to the “Good Times” When you try to recall an event or you are asked about a specific period of time from your past, why are some memories more easily recollected than others? Making Connections Significant memories are tied to physiological and/or emotional responses. If you want to make memories of certain eventsContinue reading “How to Make Memories Last”