Purrrr, or: *ROAR*

A poem written in Saintvi's new nonce poetic form: "Melindaโ€™s Whimsy" I don't mess with my words, Avoiding hate and slurs; Reality gets blurred Without versed wisdom (truth!). Those scratches I've incurred From other people's words Have left me undeterred- Rolled with 'em since my youth. I write verses that purr- Confer flesh, blood and… Continue reading Purrrr, or: *ROAR*

Wings, or: Claws

Poetry Partners #47 'Wings', a poem by Sarah of 'Words and Coffee Writing' Our Ameraucana chickens preside over their own half acre of lush grass, claws scraping up dust to find each kernel of cracked corn we leave. But they still jump over the fence once of year, wings flailing, a flurry of feathers trailing,… Continue reading Wings, or: Claws

If a cat spoke, or: If a monkey typed

An American sentence: If a cat spoke, it would say things like, 'Hey, I don't see the problem here.'-Roy Blount Jr. (b. 1941) Some further American sentences: Unknowingly, Blount constructed a funny 'American Sentence'.Need 'American Sentences' not be composed deliberately?A monkey could also produce an 'American Sentence' by chance.I'm not comparing Blount to a monkey.… Continue reading If a cat spoke, or: If a monkey typed