Profiled by Ken Hume

One idea I've entertained (which has been done before by other bloggers) is to profile and/or interview fellow writers whose content I particularly enjoy. This is something that's long been on my back burner; and it will probably remain there for the foreseeable future because I'm simply too busy to invest myself in another new… Continue reading Profiled by Ken Hume

Abandoned, or: Never finished

Poetry Partners #81 'Letter to a friend', a poem by Filipa Moreira da Cruz of 'De Malinha Pronta' Dear friend, Iโ€™m counting the days for Spring to come You know I dislike Winter time If you were here, we could stroll on the beach Feeling free and released Have I told you that I have… Continue reading Abandoned, or: Never finished

Spree? or: Verse, of course!

My 1st 'Bob & Wheel' poem Dear Val - across the world from me - in your Midwest locale. Of verse, you're on a spree! Who shall join in? I shall. Bob & Wheel? a quintain (5 line poem); rhyme scheme: a // b/a/b/a;syllable count: [2 or 3] // 6/6/6/6;often incorporated into longer poems but… Continue reading Spree? or: Verse, of course!

Single parenting during a playdate

My wife traveling abroad Every so often, my wife leaves me at home with our daughter for a week, as I've mentioned in the past, and this was such a week. In general, these weeks are stressful for all of us. For me, it's stressful because I have to be "on" full-time as a father… Continue reading Single parenting during a playdate

The Jue Ju, 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 Jue Ju, or: Form verses creativity

Construct, or: Construction

A limerick EPIGRAPH: Many hands make light work. -Adagia An old minstrel feeling weakly and sick Called his bard pals to help him right quick; Though seemingly absurd, Each took up a single word... That verse got constructed... brick by brick. d'Verse Poetics A Penny for Your Thoughts! At d'Verse, poets were offered a list… Continue reading Construct, or: Construction

The Hexaduad, 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 Hexaduad, or: Form verses creativity

The Ghazal, 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 Ghazal, or: Form verses creativity