My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. Two notes: This week, I posted 7 gogyohkas on Twitter, as you'll see below. Next week, I'll have 7 in a different poetic form. I won't necessarily stick to one form per week, but for some reason, I… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 26
A gogyohka I trust your intentions completely; sharing my private thoughts with you has only ever led to unnecessary hurt never anything remotely positive I'll take the road unpaved
A gogyohka free verse means I can write whatever I want wherever I want and however I want for some reason I very much want to write 5 lines about just what I want transforming this free verse into yet another gogyohka
A gogyohka a singer could laugh, moan or wail directly into her mic // a painter could cover her canvas with emotive eyes // tongues, teeth, tonsils screaming // lips twisted in pain or pleasure // I search for my voice // seeking a probing visage in muted verses
A gogyohka Love fills us That fullest & truest force of love Which is most pure & ever-present All-consuming in burning intensity With pain until we are gone forever
A gogyohka imagining the minimum that could constitute one verse challenges the mind still, that's nothing compared to imagining the maximum
My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. I had intended to pick one form of poetry and stick with it for this entire week, but things didn't turn out that way, largely because I ended up cross-posting poems to Twitter from the Skeptic's Kaddish. Perhaps… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 24
A gogyohka "punc.tuation [truly] (really) ~ ¿fascinates?! me so... & so does the utter lack of it which may or may not be confusing if you catch my drift and even if not should I care I mean does anyone "