A 'Waltz wave' poem gray scarf wound 'round orbits I barely see through weave or breathe smoothly each traumatic wheeze fresh struggle lungs strain through heavy keratin ribbons that constrict me #TankaTuesday Eugi offers us a theme at Colleen's Tanka Tuesday poetry prompt this week: The Gray Scarf
Butterfly Cinquain one rent butterfly wing cripples more severely than a hominid's broken leg; it's more akin to a torn, struggling heart that beats impotently in desperate flutters #TankaTuesday The above butterfly cinquain was written for Colleen M. Chesebro’s ‘Tanka Tuesday’ prompt. Poets were prompted to employ this particular poetic form, which Colleen explains.
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 Sijo, or: Form verses creativity