What now? Getting published?

Step 1. Write a series of blog posts about mourning your father.Step 2. Write a lot of poetry, including a year's worth of daily micropoems.Step 3. ? Publishing a book? The Skeptic's Kaddish? Many friends and family have suggested that I publish my Kaddish Journey as a book, and I do very much like the… Continue reading What now? Getting published?

Etched, or: Deepening

A d'Verse quadrille In triolet form Grooves in his face were rhymes, Deepening year by year. Lines etched deep by the times, Grooves in his face were rhymes. War, disease, corruption, hate crimes... Wizened bard inked ballads with dry tears. Grooves in his face were rhymes, Deepening year by year. Quadrille #135: 'Shake that Poem… Continue reading Etched, or: Deepening

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