Poetry Partners #132 'Passion', a poem by Tallisman of 'Tallisman Poetry' He recalls the days that they spent together The nights they spent making love, all night Days they thought that would last forever Suddenly seem lost to sight What happened to the people that they once were And how did they get to where… Continue reading Fervor, or: Forever
A 'Loop' poem He'd wow his friends with sleight of hand; Hand over hand, too fast for eyes; Eyes sparkling, lift large plastic cup, Cup crimson sponge of golf ball size. Fanned playing cards from right to left; Left stunned, the audience would delight, Delight in wondrous magic tricks, Tricks few could do exactly right.… Continue reading Right to left, or: Left to right
A Senryū restraint never plays pretense potently persuades freedom|s naked lie Senryū? Senryū are similar to haiku in construction: three lines with 17 syllables. They tend to be about human foibles while haiku tend to be about nature and are often cynical or darkly humorous, while haiku are more serious.
Poetry Partners #23 'The Art of Seduction', a poem by C L Barton of 'Linnets Sing in the Trees' Desire adventures in Turkey and Greece, a thief's attracted by what's kept out of reach. Stay with something forbidden reading poetry and kissing become permissible. Hear the call of appearance, the Devil in this dark was… Continue reading Seduction, or: Blank canvas