Twitter poetry 2021: Week 19

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. Due to the ongoing violence in Israel, I ended up posting eight Twitter poems this week, instead of the usual seven. If you'd like to read my [general] perspective on the current explosion of violence here in Israel,… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 19

Shackled, or: Flowing

Shackles Cold Restraining Chilling Locking Binding Inescapably bound in place Cable Round Connected Coiling Twisting Looping Securely wrapping all around Bracelet Pretty Shiny Sparkling Glinting Twinkling An attractive wrist ornament Trinket Tiny Worthless Hanging Dangling Swinging Only for sentimental folks Trifle Paltry Little Piddling Trifling Niggling Utterly worthless minor thing Fragment Shattered Pointed Piercing Cutting… Continue reading Shackled, or: Flowing