Expecting, or: Expectant

An American sentence: Great poems gracefully absorb countless meanings imbued by readers. 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 that removing the… Continue reading Expecting, or: Expectant

Lonely, or: Full

My 2nd 'Magnetic Poem' haiku Wanna try? Click here. lonely stroll about the soul's full rustling colors could seed poetry Notes I am sticking with the 'Nature Poet' virtual magnet set for now because it's the least comfortable for me to use;Yesterday, I wrote my first 'Magnetic Poem' haiku, using this same set;To be honest,… Continue reading Lonely, or: Full

Fertile animal, or: Wild berry

My fourth 'Magnetic Poem' Wanna try? Click here. moist path between boughs fertile animal eating wild berry gently Notes This particular 'Magnetic Poem' takes the form of a haiku;I opted for the 'Nature Poet' magnet set for the first time.Flora and fauna are not in my poetry wheelhouse at all;Therefore, I now intend to regularly… Continue reading Fertile animal, or: Wild berry