First, or: Foremost

An American sentence: Versing exhausts my mind faster than it does all possibilities. What's an 'American Sentence'? Allen Ginsberg, inventor of the American Sentence, felt that the haiku didn’t work as well in English. Ginsberg decided to remove the line structure of the haiku, maintaining the requirement of 17 syllables total. He felt that removing… Continue reading First, or: Foremost

Yes, well, or: When you put it that way

An American sentence: Mental limits to our capacities for relationships exist. What's an 'American Sentence'? Allen Ginsberg, inventor of the American Sentence, felt that the haiku didn’t work as well in English. Ginsberg decided to remove the line structure of the haiku, maintaining the requirement of 17 syllables total. He felt that removing the line… Continue reading Yes, well, or: When you put it that way

Tongue, or: Cheek

An American sentence: Some writers produce pretentious, banal sentences. Just ignore them. What's an 'American Sentence'? Allen Ginsberg, inventor of the American Sentence, felt that the haiku didn’t work as well in English. Ginsberg decided to remove the line structure of the haiku, maintaining the requirement of 17 syllables total. He felt that removing the… Continue reading Tongue, or: Cheek

Yours, mine, or: Divine?

An Alouette Can you feel the love Tonight, high above These starlit skies? It is mine And yours, ours both, for It's our shared growth, or Perhaps it's fierce force (divine?)... Who knows? Not I. Do You? I once wooed you; Now, together, one and two, Thus entwined, we pull At each other, full Of… Continue reading Yours, mine, or: Divine?

Make head, or: Tail of this

My 2nd double acrostic poem Poetic forms are all over the map ~ Ukiah, sonnet, limerick, haiku, Zanze, atom, sestina, ghazal, blitz... Zaniness, romance, suspense, darkness, schmaltz... Let yourself go; experience the pull; Every one can connect to something else. d'Verse poetics: For the love of puzzles... For today's d'Verse prompt, poets were challenged to… Continue reading Make head, or: Tail of this

Perfectionism, or: Poetry

A tricube best viewed on blog (not WP reader) I know, I know, I know, I know, I live, knowing perfection is merely illusion; still, I must write just so Tricube rules: Each line contains three syllables.Each stanza contains three lines.Each poem contains three stanzas.