Errant hairs, or: Beard trimmer

An American sentence: He trimmed his beard before and after rinsing off, pruning errant hairs. What's an 'American Sentence'? Allen Ginsberg, inventor of the American Sentence, felt that the haiku didnโ€™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… Continue reading Errant hairs, or: Beard trimmer

Poet dude, or: Symbol

A 'Magnetic Poem' tanka Wanna try? Click here. masculine mouth smiles that smooth sensuous mustache more symbol than style sexy face a mystery poet dude's alluring ode Notes Last time, I attempted to write a poem with the 'Geek Set' for the first time; and for this poem, I decided to try out the 'Mustache… Continue reading Poet dude, or: Symbol