Ripples, or: A renga partnership, II

"The more you know, the more you grow" Before I began writing poetry online last year, I'd never heard of a tanka, let alone a renga. Once I came to understand the concept of a tanka, I started responding to other poets' haikus on their blogs occasionally, to show my appreciation. I have long been… Continue reading Ripples, or: A renga partnership, II

Smooth, cool handles, or: Within

A 'Magnetic Poem' tanka Wanna try? Click here. digging for freedom poet combing through his life looks at mystery a great smoky chest intrigues takes it by smooth, cool handles Notes For this poem, I decided to make use of the 'Mustache Set' on the Magnetic Poetry website;I once again opted for a tanka, rather… Continue reading Smooth, cool handles, or: Within

Ripples, or: A renga partnership

"The more you know, the more you grow" Before I began writing poetry online last year, I'd never heard of a tanka, let alone a renga. Once I came to understand the concept of a tanka, I started responding to other poets' haikus on their blogs occasionally, to show my appreciation. I have long been… Continue reading Ripples, or: A renga partnership

Worse than the disease

A d’Verse prosery prompt If you are a dreamer, come in, come in. That’s right, Dear, just hang your rainbow up over there on the moose and make yourself at home. I’ll be out in a jiffy; I’ve just put the aquarium on – would you fancy some beer or artichoke juice? Do you take… Continue reading Worse than the disease

Through wide windows, or: Through the dark

My first Byr a Thoddaid Some find inspiration outside, While I, flailing, remain defied; Left wondering if these brown eyes are blind, As mind through the dark flies My third eye's wont to look always within, Wherein reverie plays; Towering mountains; bubbling streams; Lush valleys; elves dance in moonbeams Through wide windows, I hear horns… Continue reading Through wide windows, or: Through the dark