Twitter poetry 2021: Week 18

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. I've come to belated realize that my Twitter poetry goal inherently requires me to write more poetry than I would otherwise attempt to produce. And it's not simply that I'm striving to write at least one poem daily...… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 18

Enchanted, or: Kelp forest

My 2nd kimo No breeze 'pon long leaves reaching t'ward bright skies Turbulent waters nurture Providing all but light What's a kimo? According to this website, kimo poems are an Israeli ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ version of haiku. Apparently, there was a need for more syllables in Hebrew. That said, most of the rules are still familiar: 3… Continue reading Enchanted, or: Kelp forest

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 17

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. As time goes by, I am increasingly feeling that writing poetry defines me. I honestly can't imagine how I'll feel by the end of this year if I continue to stick to this commitment. It will be pretty… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 17

Moon leaves, or: Night thoughts

My 1st kimo Night envelopes; penetrates; becoming; Absent moon leaves empty space; Thoughts sparkle among stars What's a kimo? According to this website, kimo poems are an Israeli ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ฑ version of haiku. Apparently, there was a need for more syllables in Hebrew. That said, most of the rules are still familiar: 3 lines.No rhymes.10 syllables… Continue reading Moon leaves, or: Night thoughts