Still paperclips, or: Steel wires

My 1st American sentence Unfolded haiku-paperclips pierce through pages without binding them. What's an 'American Sentence'? Allen Ginsberg, inventor of the American Sentence, felt that the haiku didn’t work as well in English. Ginsberg decided to remove the line structure of the haiku, maintaining the requirement of 17 syllables total. He felt that removing the… Continue reading Still paperclips, or: Steel wires

Seven, or: Less

seven playful words celebrating syllables poetry party six participants disappointedly watching companion's exit five merrymakers syllabify together harmoniously (un)expectedly remaining quadrumvirate inebriated deliberately intercommunicative trilateralism The above series of senryūs was inspired by this quote by Khalil Gibran: We shall never understand one another until we reduce the language to seven words. d'Verse 'Open Link… Continue reading Seven, or: Less