Crash, or: Burn

A Cadralor In the form of 5 Kimos I. traffic grinds to a halt in thunderstorm; driver curses to himself, considers his options II. dark smoke visible from over the hill; playing in car seat with phone, youngster's oblivious III. directing vehicles around orange traffic cones in his trench coat, policeman braves the rain IV.… Continue reading Crash, or: Burn

Highway driving, or: First winter rainstorm

An American sentence: Highway driving at night through Israel's first winter rainstorm? Oy vey! 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… Continue reading Highway driving, or: First winter rainstorm