Ugly, or: Misunderstood

Poetry Partners #93 'An Ugly Poem', by Amelia Michelle Nicol of 'And Or Theory' Far too philosophical and just Lacking imagery Overlapping or side by side, intertwined emphasis, color, leading lines, rules of thirds lists of negatives, another light dodging or burning art and beauty, the disturbing the differences, the uncertain certitude, fortitude, beauty and… Continue reading Ugly, or: Misunderstood

For sale, or: For sail

A Quadrille I kanot spel but wish I cud cuz pon buying this bote of wud, kleerly, I miss-red the sale sine, thinking the hole thing wud be mine! Now... teknikly, the hole thing IS. As reparemen say in ther biz... "Duh! thats why its leeking!" โ€˜What do you seeโ€™ Prompt #138 For Sadjeโ€™s weekly… Continue reading For sale, or: For sail

In between, or: The way

Poetry Partners #90 'In Between', A poem by Shalini Kathuria Narang of 'Rhythm & Rhyme' From the texts that teach, To the men that preach, Faith lies in between. From fervent declarations of love, To blood thirsty hate, Control like a trapeze artist balances in between. From zenith of joy and happiness, To depths of… Continue reading In between, or: The way

Potholes, or: Plot holes

A sijo thoughts rattle over potholes; memories swiss cheesed with plot holes; possible pasts fragmented, scattered among packing peanuts; thicker; with; denser; every; greyer; passing; foggier; day W3 poetry prompt This sijo was written in response to A. J. Wilson's W3 prompt ~ to write a poem in twelve lines or less, which includes the word… Continue reading Potholes, or: Plot holes

Confusion about bloggers who share my posts

A recommendation for all bloggers If you would like to increase the likelihood that others will come across your content on the Internet and make their ways to your blog, it behooves you to enable 'sharing buttons' (Twitter, FB, etc.) on your posts and pages. Personally, I always appreciate it when people share my posts… Continue reading Confusion about bloggers who share my posts

Jews, #enduringly stubborn, survive

I was rebuked on Twitter... Since the beginning of 2022, I've been actively responding to various poetry prompts on Twitter, many of which set particular word limits. One such prompt is the #4WordsPoet, which offers a new prompt word every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; and - on February 4th the prompt word was 'enduringly', to… Continue reading Jews, #enduringly stubborn, survive

Despite, or: Because of confusion

My 2nd Palindrome poem Why is poetry magical Written absorbingly such that Wonder comes forth -BAM- We are utterly consumed Self-indulgently reading while Questioning wordsmiths leaves Broad-mindedness unchecked Poets manipulate thoughts Creativity thriving inspiring Despite that ~ -Confusion- ~ That despite Inspiring thriving creativity Thoughts manipulate poets Unchecked broad-mindedness Leaves wordsmiths questioning While reading self-indulgently… Continue reading Despite, or: Because of confusion