The Lira, or: Form verses creativity

Sangeetha & David's new poetry project Once upon a time, two poets who'd never met in person spontaneously began writing verses back and forth to one another over the Internet. Their first poetry project took them some nine months: a 100 verse Hyakuin. Once they'd completed their oeuvre, the two decided to continue their creative… Continue reading The Lira, or: Form verses creativity

Words, or: Attention

Poetry Partners #43 'Words', a prose poem by enchantedwords of 'Enchanted Words' I feel this anger, and the resent and bitterness. And happiness. And depression. I feel life too, just like the masters of word do. But I want to crystallize my feelings in art, make them eternal through beauty, make them as eternal as… Continue reading Words, or: Attention

But maybe you are paying more attention…

Tell me what you pay attention to and I will tell you who you are.-Josรฉ Ortega y Gasset (1883ย โ€“ 1955) A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention.-Herbert A. Simon (1916ย โ€“ 2001) The moment one gives close attention to any thing, even a blade of grass it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world… Continue reading But maybe you are paying more attention…

Wither, or: Whither?

An Alouette You might nurture this, Though some would dismiss It: "Unworthy, consuming Sustenance needed By sundry seeded..." That are already blooming. Come, please water it, Give it just a bit Of attention and support. Should this come to wilt, Imagine the guilt... The dry, withered words of dirt. The Alouette This form was created… Continue reading Wither, or: Whither?