My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. This week, I posted a series of lanturnes (and one cinquain) to Twitter, which I wrote a while ago... Actually, I'm thrilled to say that I've completed my full year's worth of micropoems for 2021, meaning that I… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 37
A lanturne While living I can still contribute my verse #2 When I am dead, poems shall be written still
A lanturne On Shabbat, I sometimes cheat and check my phone #2 Still, I would not pen new verses on that day #3 I don't like admitting to my lack of faith
A lanturne I write of my daughter, who is growing up #2 I write of my father, whom we laid to rest #3 The present eludes me more often than not
A lanturne My aunt has breast cancer. It affects us all #2 It's hard to watch a loved one suffering so #3 We're merely lanterns that glimmer for a time P.S. These were inspired by my last blog post.
An American cinquain lanturnes are like half-size American cinquains, which resemble wider lanterns
A lanturne My child ran into small boy; got big bruise Another lanturne As luck would have it, she's pretty much o~ kay
A lanturne I must keep sweet secret for entire month ~ how?