642 Things #20 – All The Things

Furiously I can hear all the things Perceived whispers translate loudly to screams Echoing endlessly they rattle my brain Awake or dreaming Impossible to know which My eyes scan for meaning My ears splintering in pain Covered ears provide no relief The sounds are in my head Voices of joy, anger, … Continue reading


From 2015 through early 2016, I wrote short poems on Twitter with the hashtag #PoetryIn140. Some were serious, most were not. Some were total nonsense. Well, honestly, most were nonsense or just for fun. It isn’t a writing project that I’m doing consistently anymore, so as of now, it is … Continue reading

PoetryIn140 – Week 6

Continuing on, see previous posts here.   Ahead of the pace, although it’s not a race. Feeling great, creative and accomplished so far. 5k/50k done, ahead of the bar. #PoetryIn140 — Mike Mierendorf (@mikemierendorf) November 3, 2015 Tonight my son snuggled me while we read. It melted my heart. A … Continue reading

PoetryIn140 – Week 5

Missed previous weeks? Check them out here.   Breakfast for dinner. Syrup on his hands. Learning to use a fork. These create a baby @BernieSanders. #PoetryIn140 pic.twitter.com/UdId3YCi4E — Mike Mierendorf (@mikemierendorf) October 27, 2015 Put them in the box one by one. Remove them one by one. Repeat. New time … Continue reading

PoetryIn140 – Week 3

Read Week 2 here.   Push yourself out of your comfort zone. It’s hard to do. You won’t break a bone. Unless extreme sports have it out for you. #PoetryIn140 — Mike Mierendorf (@mikemierendorf) October 13, 2015 This day. Error after error. Did anything really get done? Hard to say. … Continue reading

PoetryIn140 – Week 2

Missed Week 1? Check it out here. Ready for week 2? Here are the tweets. A digital tomato timer. Taking Pomodori for a drive. The goal is productivity. Method is ever changing. Does this tweet count? #PoetryIn140 — Mike Mierendorf (@mikemierendorf) October 5, 2015 3 weeks ago my idea of … Continue reading

PoetryIn140 – Week 1

Because I don’t do enough to stay busy (just kidding), I decided to keep my creative writing muscles working out. So, I’m starting a #PoetryIn140 project on Twitter. Tweet #poetryin140 You can follow me here. Follow @mikemierendorf Here are the tweets of Week 1: October 1, 2015 – October 4, … Continue reading