Beaming, or: Moony

A haibun The pale, glowing semicircle in the Jerusalem night sky represents the first quarter of the Hebrew month of Adar, traditionally the month of increased joy. It signals that the Jewish holiday of Purim is just around the corner... one week away, in fact, when the moon will be full to bursting with elation.… Continue reading Beaming, or: Moony

Shimmers, or: Ripples

Poetry Partners #160 'Magical', a haiku by WickedLizzie of 'Essays From the Edge of Existence' Moonlight on the lake Softly shimmers, casts a spell Nature's magic glow Essays From the Edge of Existence: A tanka by ben Alexander of ‘The Skeptic’s Kaddish’ moonlight on the lake softly shimmers, casts a spell nature's magic glow… Continue reading Shimmers, or: Ripples

The cloudy ripples

Smiling toothlessly, the ancient guru stared at Govindaram. "Preposterous, boy? Preposterous?" Standing in the master's hut under his low, wooden roof, the lad felt dubious. He watched the ancient's left hand plop an ivory needle into the bowl and let it sink. Finally, curious, he peered into the vessel. Startled, Govindaram stared at the moon… Continue reading The cloudy ripples

Reaching for the moon, or: One giant step

A limerick Ruled by hunger, the glutton was hasty, Though the blackberry moon sure looked tasty! He reached- but grabbed only air, For rising up out of his chair Left the fat man panting, sweaty, and pasty. d'Verse poetics: Mooning around At d'Verse, writers were encouraged to select one of the following names for the… Continue reading Reaching for the moon, or: One giant step

Poet moon, or: A soul softly

Poetry Partners #125 'Poet moon', a poem by Rob Kistner of 'Image & Verse' Ride the moon light the poet’s lamp explore the secret realm of rhyme ride the moon to seek the magic that glistens there like stardust in the folds of time Image & Verse: A Cherita by ben Alexander of ‘The… Continue reading Poet moon, or: A soul softly

Sunny, or: Moon-Moon

Two limericks Sun to Moon Oh, adorable Moon-Moon, my Sweet, come, let Sunny give you a treat. Those boys don't appreciate you! You're special! If only they knew! Use my beams! You'll knock 'em off their feet! Moon's response Buuuut, Suuuunnny! I do NOT want your help! I can handle those bullies myself! Whenever I… Continue reading Sunny, or: Moon-Moon