Twitter poetry 2021: Week 17

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. As time goes by, I am increasingly feeling that writing poetry defines me. I honestly can't imagine how I'll feel by the end of this year if I continue to stick to this commitment. It will be pretty… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 17

Always belonged together, or: Night takes life

A 'Magnetic Poem' tanka Wanna try? Click here. mother and father always belonged together their child remembers moments of joy, tears, and heart night takes life, but can't touch love Notes For this poem, I decided to make use of the 'Love Set' on the Magnetic Poetry website;I think this is a brand new set… Continue reading Always belonged together, or: Night takes life

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 16

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. In retrospect, I would say that this idea of writing daily poetry on my Twitter account, which did not take long to merge into the stream of poetry that I produce on this blog, was directly responsible for… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 16

Midwife, or: Lover

A 'Magnetic Poem' tanka Wanna try? Click here. poetry kisses my open lips as I'm born over and over rhythm's son is but a child exploring his self and voice Notes For this poem, I decided to make use of the 'Poet Set' on the Magnetic Poetry website;I once again opted for a tanka, rather… Continue reading Midwife, or: Lover

Frantic whispers screaming stop, or: …

A 'Magnetic Poem' tanka Wanna try? Click here. why elaborate? frantic whispers screaming stop we like want need our picture of a peachy life as he beats her bloody raw Notes This poem was inspired by The Paltry Sum's blog post: 'Marriage is Murder';For this poem, I decided to make use of the 'Original Set'… Continue reading Frantic whispers screaming stop, or: …

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 15

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. For some reason, this week felt very intense to me when it came to my writing... I wouldn't say that I struggled to write every day, but I very strongly felt the weight of my dedication to my… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 15

The listening, or: Burrowing of the mole

A deep tanka eyes closed, I focus downwards into meaning's depths ~experiencing~ hearing others burrowing listening below surface d'Verse Poetics Prompt: The Print the Whales Make The above tanka is my response to the d'Verse challenge to write a poem in the first person that compares some trait of ours with something animal. It should not be a… Continue reading The listening, or: Burrowing of the mole

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 14

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. This week, for some reason, I felt very pressed in keeping up with both my blogging and my Twitter poetry so I ended up posting poems on Twitter that I had written the very same day for my… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 14