Rooted rock souls, or: Stone sanctuary

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Smooth, cool handles, or: Within

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Twitter poetry 2021: Week 20

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. Here in Israel, we are now at a ceasefire with Hamas in Gaza (as of last night)... and some of my poetry from this week and from last was naturally "inspired" (if war can inspire) by the horrible… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 20

Laugh, or: Die

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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

Dungeons, or: Dragons

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Twitter poetry 2021: Week 18

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. I've come to belated realize that my Twitter poetry goal inherently requires me to write more poetry than I would otherwise attempt to produce. And it's not simply that I'm striving to write at least one poem daily...… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 18