One look disturbs, or: In time, our eyes close

Poetry Partners #100 An 'American Sentence' by Tea Solon of 'Butung Is Layp' One look disturbs heartbeats culled eons ago, beloved brevity. Butung Is Layp: https://butungislayp.wordpress.com/ A 'Crystalline' by ben Alexander of โ€˜The Skepticโ€™s Kaddishโ€™ In time, our eyes close; our hearts slow, attuned again to ancient tongues.

Rainbows, Bottom, or: Paddle

This year, I am attempting to become active on Twitter after having created an account last year to post 365 micropoems. Among other things, this means I will be responding to Twitter poetry prompts. Initially, I wasn't planning on x-posting those here, but then I realized: if I don't save my Twitter poems elsewhere, I'll… Continue reading Rainbows, Bottom, or: Paddle

Strip, Tremble, or: Intoxicate

This year, I am attempting to become active on Twitter after having created an account last year to post 365 micropoems. Among other things, this means I will be responding to Twitter poetry prompts. Initially, I wasn't planning on x-posting those here, but then I realized: if I don't save my Twitter poems elsewhere, I'll… Continue reading Strip, Tremble, or: Intoxicate

Enraged, Presage, or: Bare

This year, I am attempting to become active on Twitter after having created an account last year to post 365 micropoems. Among other things, this means I will be responding to Twitter poetry prompts. Initially, I wasn't planning on x-posting those here, but then I realized: if I don't save my Twitter poems elsewhere, I'll… Continue reading Enraged, Presage, or: Bare

Crave, Siren, or: Abrupt

This year, I am attempting to become active on Twitter after having created an account last year to post 365 micropoems. Among other things, this means I will be responding to Twitter poetry prompts. Initially, I wasn't planning on x-posting those here, but then I realized: if I don't save my Twitter poems elsewhere, I'll… Continue reading Crave, Siren, or: Abrupt

Gravity, Little, or: Ensorcell

This year, I am attempting to become active on Twitter after having created an account last year to post 365 micropoems. Among other things, this means I will be responding to Twitter poetry prompts. Initially, I wasn't planning on x-posting those here, but then I realized: if I don't save my Twitter poems elsewhere, I'll… Continue reading Gravity, Little, or: Ensorcell

Jews, #enduringly stubborn, survive

I was rebuked on Twitter... Since the beginning of 2022, I've been actively responding to various poetry prompts on Twitter, many of which set particular word limits. One such prompt is the #4WordsPoet, which offers a new prompt word every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; and - on February 4th the prompt word was 'enduringly', to… Continue reading Jews, #enduringly stubborn, survive

Miasma, Godforsaken, or: Chronological

This year, I am attempting to become active on Twitter after having created an account last year to post 365 micropoems. Among other things, this means I will be responding to Twitter poetry prompts. Initially, I wasn't planning on x-posting those here, but then I realized: if I don't save my Twitter poems elsewhere, I'll… Continue reading Miasma, Godforsaken, or: Chronological