The Harrisham, or: Creativity verses form

Sangeetha & David's new poetry project Once upon a time, two poets who'd never met in person began writing verses back and forth over the Internet. Their first project took them some nine months: a 100 verse Hyakuin. Once they'd completed their first oeuvre, they decided to continue their journey together; and Sangeetha came up… Continue reading The Harrisham, or: Creativity verses form

Stars, or: Hall of Fame

Poetry Partners #112 'Cassiopea', a 'mirrored refrain' poem by Scotti Woolery-Price of 'Morning Star Poetry' Placed in a constellation Found among the Northern skies Her fables try to tempt you But come morning her light dies Zig zagging around the night Her five stars come into view But come morning her light dies As fables… Continue reading Stars, or: Hall of Fame

Kumandra, or: Friendship

A poem written jointly with my 7-year-old daughter The poem below is a joint effort, written by me and my daughter, after having watched the new Disney movie 'Raya and the Last Dragon'. It attempts to provide a general summary of the plot, but both of us highly recommend that you see this movie for… Continue reading Kumandra, or: Friendship

Unicorn, or: Dragon

Poetry Partners #51 A tanka by Jane Aguiar of 'Literature World' Since antiquity the unicorn is described a legend creature projected from its cute forehead a single pointed longhorn Jane Aguiar: https://meandmyliterature.wordpress.com/ A shadorma by ben Alexander of โ€˜The Skepticโ€™s Kaddishโ€™ serpentine wingless water gods; oceans; lakes; foggy skies; auspicious Eastern dragons symbolize good luck… Continue reading Unicorn, or: Dragon

Many waters, or: A renga partnership, X

Poetry in partnership My first taste of writing poetry in partnership with another poet has been the composition of a hyakuin (a renga comprised of 100 tankas) with Sangeetha of 'Mindfills', titled 'Ripples'. This whetted my appetite for further creative collaborations, leading me to launch the 'Poetry Partners' initiative, which is an open invitation to… Continue reading Many waters, or: A renga partnership, X

Many waters, or: A renga partnership, IX

Poetry in partnership My first taste of writing poetry in partnership with another poet has been the composition of a hyakuin (a renga comprised of 100 tankas) with Sangeetha of 'Mindfills', titled 'Ripples'. This whetted my appetite for further creative collaborations, leading me to launch the 'Poetry Partners' initiative, which is an open invitation to… Continue reading Many waters, or: A renga partnership, IX

Many waters, or: A renga partnership, VIII

Poetry in partnership My first taste of writing poetry in partnership with another poet has been the composition of a hyakuin (a renga comprised of 100 tankas) with Sangeetha of 'Mindfills', titled 'Ripples'. This whetted my appetite for further creative collaborations, leading me to launch the 'Poetry Partners' initiative, which is an open invitation to… Continue reading Many waters, or: A renga partnership, VIII

Many waters, or: A renga partnership, VII

Poetry in partnership My first taste of writing poetry in partnership with another poet has been the composition of a hyakuin (a renga comprised of 100 tankas) with Sangeetha of 'Mindfills', titled 'Ripples'. This whetted my appetite for further creative collaborations, leading me to launch the 'Poetry Partners' initiative, which is an open invitation to… Continue reading Many waters, or: A renga partnership, VII