Fervor, or: Forever

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

Moonmilk, or: Full and embodied

Poetry Partners #95 'Naked and Sacred', by Nick Pipitone of 'Fiction & Ideas' Awakenings come when least expected A freeing of inner tension, an explosion Of color, light back into dull worlds The knot in my stomach is gone Soul connections made Souls fused together Souls finding souls on empty streets Drawn to each other… Continue reading Moonmilk, or: Full and embodied

One bad turn, or: Another

A limerick He gripped the stair railing with surprise, as the despair faded from his eyes; but it was just her twin sister who smirked, 'Man, you sure dissed her!' and then straddled his lap with her thighs. โ€˜What do you seeโ€™ Prompt #132 For Sadjeโ€™s weekly #WDYS prompt, she offered the photo below (taken… Continue reading One bad turn, or: Another

Lady, or: Machine

Flying across men's endless rails, whistling adrenaline Churning axles hissing past so many a longing gentleman Chasing what she's never had; rims gripping faithful track Each disembarking lover spurned; ne'er thought of turning back She, ever forward, leaves 'em gasping in billows of sultry steam Thick diesel firing through the veins of lady turned machine… Continue reading Lady, or: Machine

Blues mist spray, or: Rainstorm rock symphony

A magnetic sijo created with Original Magnetic Poetry kit wind blows live blues mist spray languid music plays over diamond lake rainstorm rock symphony pounds through waters in a lather delirious, she moans with lust in sweaty dreams swims aching 'Ronovan Writes' poetry challenge Sijo Wednesday #1 Ronovan encourages poets to write sijos that include… Continue reading Blues mist spray, or: Rainstorm rock symphony

Lock, or: Love

She'd had no reason to escape Yet his affection set her free Stiff iron bars were soft landscape Her fingers knew each gray beech tree Sweet cricket chirps in metal scrapes Leaves rustling in men's shaking knees Of her lithe dance his love took shape Bashful, he turned the prison key H/T @Diana Note: An… Continue reading Lock, or: Love

The Jue Ju, or: Form verses creativity

Sangeetha & David's new poetry project Once upon a time, two poets who'd never met in person spontaneously began writing verses back and forth to one another over the Internet. Their first poetry project took them some nine months: a 100 verse Hyakuin. Once they'd completed their oeuvre, the two decided to continue their creative… Continue reading The Jue Ju, or: Form verses creativity

Other, or: Mine

Poetry Partners #41 'other, or: touch', a series of senryu by Freddie Omm of 'freddie omm' in another space another time where it is possible to touch the untouchable bliss of truly connecting others with ourselves the disturbances that mix us all up such times then do not disturb I lie with you now breathless… Continue reading Other, or: Mine