Like the wind, or: Like the earth

Poetry Partners #145 'Your life is a story like the wind!', a poem by Wm. "Mark" Parry of 'works of words' Your life is a story like the wind, Like the sky, Like a river, Or a ship on the sea. Harder still to understand; Let if flow this story, let if flow. Search the… Continue reading Like the wind, or: Like the earth

Here then gone, or: Transi… ent…

A 'reverse etheree' transient fingers clacking, eyes scanning, transient concerns, loves, perceptions, transient earthbound existence, transient concepts perceived, transient, here then gone, transient then gone, transient we, transient transi- tran- Moonwashed Musings weekly prompt Transient

Lest I plummet

First attempt The bibliophile's prayer: Dear Books, I confess my adoration for you! Please deliver me from life's mundanities into those magical heavens of limitless, ideal fantasies above. Help me maintain my tenuous balance, lest I plummet to reality. Thanks,David Mea culpa! When I first wrote this piece, I misread one of the prompts! I… Continue reading Lest I plummet

Random acts, or: Kindness

An American sentence: A stranger's reusable bag tore; I carted her groceries home. What's an 'American Sentence'? Allen Ginsberg, inventor of the American Sentence, felt that the haiku didn’t work as well in English. Ginsberg decided to remove the line structure of the haiku, maintaining the requirement of 17 syllables total. He felt that removing… Continue reading Random acts, or: Kindness

Make it happen, or: Happen to make it?

A Copla Real with chiasmus No one jus' happens to make it; You gotta go make it happen! When down, you gotta recommit. What- you 'bout to give up again? Stiffen your lip 'n don't submit! Life really hard, I mus' admit; But when it hardest, that jus' when- When you jus' mad enough to… Continue reading Make it happen, or: Happen to make it?

Red light, green light, or: One, two, three!

I. A senryū series 1. Sweetheart, be careful! The curb's much too dangerous; you could slip and fall. 2. Traffic's slowing down; the light's going to change soon; ready to run, Dear? 3. Okay! Take my hand; let's cross before we miss it... Shoot! Our bus went by! II. A senryū Are you sure, Mister… Continue reading Red light, green light, or: One, two, three!