A sijo Must people be entertaining \ in order to be our friends or at least in order to become \ our friends when we meet them? I could pen some boring poetry \ but I don't want to know. The two enemies of human happiness are pain and boredom.-Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)
A sijo Whenever I compose verses \ based on my perception of the truth, I'm always wondering \ whether they themselves are the ones creating \ the reality they're describing It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.-Mark Twain (1835-1910)
A limerick Rated PG-13 for strong language and themes It'll remain when I am laid flat; I'll be buried with what I last begat. No matter how hard I push while seated on my tush, my last shit shall never get shat.
A [semi-serious] limerick Sashimi is a delicacy but resembles raw fish flesh to me. So could we perhaps say that a few words per day are refined and profound poetry?
A gogyohka imagining the minimum that could constitute one verse challenges the mind still, that's nothing compared to imagining the maximum
Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point… Continue reading Live the questions now…
syllables in words words in lines of poetry [where] does meaning lie?