Rakaposhi, or: Snow-covered

Poetry Partners #113 'Dandelion', a poem by Ara of 'Writing Flow' (coming soon) The light seeds are dispersed By the wind to grow Like a stream of diamonds Glowing slowly in the air Finally reaches the ground The buds grow and then open Beautiful yellow petals appear With a green strand to support Eventually, a… Continue reading Rakaposhi, or: Snow-covered

Note, or: Composition

A limerick He finished his opus after working all night. Thrilled, he very much wanted to share his delight. Ah, to draft his sweet love a note! Then, a lump rose up in his throat... Bursting with music, he could nor speak nor write. ‘What do you see’ Prompt #143 For Sadje’s weekly #WDYS prompt,… Continue reading Note, or: Composition

Confusion about bloggers who share my posts

A recommendation for all bloggers If you would like to increase the likelihood that others will come across your content on the Internet and make their ways to your blog, it behooves you to enable 'sharing buttons' (Twitter, FB, etc.) on your posts and pages. Personally, I always appreciate it when people share my posts… Continue reading Confusion about bloggers who share my posts

I gift my words, or: Whisper… ‘possibility’

Poetry Partners #24 A poem by Madamchryzl of 'Rhymes, Writings, and Confessions to Small Crimes' My gift of words I submit to you... Characters assembled depicting a phonetic view... To you, I gift my words, though they may be few... Madamchryzl: https://madamchryzl.com/ A magnetic Sijo by ben Alexander of ‘The Skeptic’s Kaddish’ Created with Magnetic… Continue reading I gift my words, or: Whisper… ‘possibility’

‘Poetry Partners’ update

Just over one month ago, I launched a poetry sharing initiative here at the Skeptic's Kaddish, called 'Poetry Partners'. Since then, I've been grateful to get many poetry submissions, and more continue to come in. Thus far, at my rate of posting one new Poetry Partner's poem every Friday, I have had the privilege of… Continue reading ‘Poetry Partners’ update

Announcing ‘Poetry Partners’!

New at the Skeptic's Kaddish I'm excited to announce that the Skeptic's Kaddish will be featuring one guest poem weekly on or before Shabbat (the Jewish Sabbath, which runs from Friday night to Saturday night) in Israel (UTC+02:00). Please note: ‘Poetry Partners’ is not merely about publishing guest poetry; it’s about seeding potential future creative partnerships.… Continue reading Announcing ‘Poetry Partners’!

A smile is the light in your window…

Each of us finds his unique vehicle for sharing with others his bit of wisdom.-Ram Dass (1931 – 2019) The sharing of joy, whether physical, emotional, psychic, or intellectual, forms a bridge between the sharers which can be the basis for understanding much of what is not shared between them, and lessens the threat of… Continue reading A smile is the light in your window…

Who, or: Where

An Alouette Weighing sensation's Sheer desperation At lack of other poets, For expressive minds To serve as remind- ers candor not to omit. Deep pangs of mute heart Play merely one part In yearning for words that speak Worlds, while dolent soul Feels itself quite whol- Ly: adrift, self, hollow, bleak. The Alouette This form… Continue reading Who, or: Where