NaPoWriMo : Day 8 (Prologue)

Poetry Prompt from NaPoWriMo: Today, I’d like to challenge you to read a few of the poems from Spoon River Anthology, and then write your own poem in the form of a monologue delivered by someone who is dead.

As soon as I read this prompt, I thought: “Hey. I’ve already done that — kinda.” When I was writing stories for my second book, The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories, I wrote a series of…