Preternatural, or: Continue

A sijo The more I write, the less I believe \ in the supernatural when I am otherwise occupied. \ Nevertheless, I know I must continue writing \ given that it's so natural. When I am writing, I do not distinguish between the natural and supernatural. Everything seems real. That is my world, you could… Continue reading Preternatural, or: Continue

Clown, or: Entertainer

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)

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 19

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. Due to the ongoing violence in Israel, I ended up posting eight Twitter poems this week, instead of the usual seven. If you'd like to read my [general] perspective on the current explosion of violence here in Israel,… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 19