Despite her parents' avowed philosophical positivism, their profound conviction that only the observable was real, Melanie had eventually come to accept that her own, entirely different convictions were no less absolute. At times, she had to cajole the Voice to whisper through her dreams; at other times she found herself swept away in a veritable… Continue reading To cajole the Voice
The Myth of Sisyphus, or: What does it all mean?
A Gogyohka end my life adopt a belief system fabricate personal meaning face the absurdity with defiance let amused fascination light the dark Gogyōka? Five lines, but exceptionally may have four or six; Each line consists of one phrase with a line-break after each phrase or breath; No restraint on numbers of words or syllables;… Continue reading The Myth of Sisyphus, or: What does it all mean?
The soul, or: Assuming it exists
Flesh, or: Form
A Senryū shaped by ancestors fashioned after precursors flesh eclipses form ‘What do you see’ Prompt #168 For Sadje’s weekly #WDYS prompt, she offers this photo of a woman sitting in between two busts. The image was created by Cottonbro studio (Pexels). We are to use this image as inspiration to produce art.
To see, or: Not to see
Poetry Partners #155 A poem by 3L of 'Wandering Prophesy' To be, and not to be; There is no question. To see, or not to see; There is the illusion. Wandering Prophesy: https://wanderingprophecy.wordpress.com/ A poem by ben Alexander of ‘The Skeptic’s Kaddish’ I'd thought I told myself I was but 'twas merely an illusion Deep… Continue reading To see, or: Not to see
Solutions, or: Unlock the thoughts
Fresh on my mind, or: Overripe
Daydream, or: The here and now
Poetry Partners #75 'Daydream', a poem by Puvanesvari Rajan of 'Opinions, Bijou and Poems' A dream… Or am I? Lucid to the touch, and true to the feel…. Do I dwell in mindplay? Or am I the projection of one? Perhaps a lost neural connection left floating in a mass of empty grey matter… Perhaps… Continue reading Daydream, or: The here and now
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