The Candlelight, or: Form verses creativity

Sangeetha & David's new poetry project Once upon a time, two poets who'd never met in person spontaneously began writing verses back and forth to one another over the Internet. Their first poetry project took them some nine months: a 100 verse Hyakuin. Once they'd completed their oeuvre, the two decided to continue their creative… Continue reading The Candlelight, or: Form verses creativity

The Balance, or: Form verses creativity

Sangeetha & David's new poetry project Once upon a time, two poets who'd never met in person spontaneously began writing verses back and forth to one another over the Internet. Their first poetry project took them some nine months: a 100 verse Hyakuin. Once they'd completed their oeuvre, the two decided to continue their creative… Continue reading The Balance, or: Form verses creativity

Force quit, or: No! I won’t go to bed!

Poetry Partners #34 A poem by Cindy Georgakas of 'Unique Times with Cindy' Force Quit wires crossed, keyboard crashed Undo won’t do the trick, Hit the off button Take a break Voices over flowing No time to meditate Insides fried Overload Data stored… not found Storage full Plastic bouncing more money needed Pick from a… Continue reading Force quit, or: No! I won’t go to bed!

The Alouette, or: Form verses creativity

Sangeetha & David's new poetry project Once upon a time, two poets who'd never met in person spontaneously began writing verses back and forth to one another over the Internet. Their first poetry project took them some nine months: a 100 verse Hyakuin. Once they'd completed their oeuvre, the two decided to continue their creative… Continue reading The Alouette, or: Form verses creativity

Wit, or: Without

Poetry Partners #25 A very special partner The poem below was written by Sangeetha of 'Mindfills', and while she was one of the very first to submit a poem for 'Poetry Partners', I've delayed publishing this piece. You see, Sangeetha was actually my very first poetry partner; together, we produced a renga poem of 100… Continue reading Wit, or: Without

Ripples, or: A renga partnership, IX

"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, IX

By chance, or: Choice

Poetry Partners #17 An American Sentence by Coco of 'un p❜tit je ne sais quoi' what i savor came with prize not by accident but by you provoked Coco: https://un-ptit-je-ne-sais-quoi.blogspot.com/ A waltmarie by ben Alexander of ‘The Skeptic’s Kaddish’ (comprised of 5 American Sentences) 'What,' ponder lonely people, 'chemistry gives birth to lasting friendships?' Came… Continue reading By chance, or: Choice

Ripples, or: A renga partnership, VIII

"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, VIII