Whatever, or: I don’t care anyways

Senryū this senryū's sad because I said I only wrote it for a prompt #TankaTuesday This week, for Tanka Tuesday, Colleen Chesebro encourages us to try our hands at writing senryū poems. Senryū is a Japanese form similar to haiku: three lines with a short-long-short syllable count up to 17 syllables. Senryū are written about human… Continue reading Whatever, or: I don’t care anyways

Trendsetter, or: Reject

A limerick Don't read this poem- You have been warned! Its reputation's been well earned... Though the rest gave it the boot, It thinks its rhymes very cute; And, oblivious, it remains unconcerned. ‘What do you see’ Prompt #162 This limerick was written For Sadje’s weekly #WDYS prompt. Sadje offers us this photo (to the… Continue reading Trendsetter, or: Reject

Spine, or: Soul

Poetry Partners #139 A poem by Barbara Dean Aliaga of 'AbuNana' When do you think you will be happy? What do you mean, I'm fine. No, there's a cloud of uncertainty Radiating from your spine. It's not my spine, you see dear sir That shouts to you I'm blue. It's my soul that's caught in… Continue reading Spine, or: Soul