Creation, or: Chaos

A monotetra Verse comes in sheets of driving rain. Thoughts pitter-pat ceaseless refrain. Soaked through, my soul's washed clean of pain. Words keep me sane. Words keep me sane. While mind floats, buoyed by the flow, The heart absorbs what none can know. In foggy depths, rare insights glow. They're birthed just so. They're birthed… Continue reading Creation, or: Chaos

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 20

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. Here in Israel, we are now at a ceasefire with Hamas in Gaza (as of last night)... and some of my poetry from this week and from last was naturally "inspired" (if war can inspire) by the horrible… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 20

Mama’s visit, or: Finally❣️

My 2nd monotetra Today, my Mom comes to visit ~ She frequents when events permit; Though far apart, we are tight-knit Soon, we shall sit; soon, we shall sit... My mother's visit Due to COVID-19, and, more recently, the eruption of violence in Israel and Gaza, my mother (who lives in the USA) has been… Continue reading Mama’s visit, or: Finally❣️

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 19

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. Due to the ongoing violence in Israel, I ended up posting eight Twitter poems this week, instead of the usual seven. If you'd like to read my [general] perspective on the current explosion of violence here in Israel,… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 19