Ripples, or: A renga partnership, III

"The more you know, the more you grow" Before I began writing poetry online last year, I'd never heard of a tanka, let alone a renga. Once I came to understand the concept of a tanka, I started responding to other poets' haikus on their blogs occasionally, to show my appreciation. I have long been… Continue reading Ripples, or: A renga partnership, III

Ripples, or: A renga partnership, II

"The more you know, the more you grow" Before I began writing poetry online last year, I'd never heard of a tanka, let alone a renga. Once I came to understand the concept of a tanka, I started responding to other poets' haikus on their blogs occasionally, to show my appreciation. I have long been… Continue reading Ripples, or: A renga partnership, II

Rooted rock souls, or: Stone sanctuary

A 'Magnetic Poem' tanka Wanna try? Click here. stone sanctuary summer sunshine secrets spring's shady sacred song seasonal spirits cycle as rooted rock souls rustle Notes For this poem, I decided to make use of the 'Nature Set' on the Magnetic Poetry website;Honestly, I'm not a huge fan of the 'Nature Set'... I think it's… Continue reading Rooted rock souls, or: Stone sanctuary

Smooth, cool handles, or: Within

A 'Magnetic Poem' tanka Wanna try? Click here. digging for freedom poet combing through his life looks at mystery a great smoky chest intrigues takes it by smooth, cool handles Notes For this poem, I decided to make use of the 'Mustache Set' on the Magnetic Poetry website;I once again opted for a tanka, rather… Continue reading Smooth, cool handles, or: Within

Ripples, or: A renga partnership

"The more you know, the more you grow" Before I began writing poetry online last year, I'd never heard of a tanka, let alone a renga. Once I came to understand the concept of a tanka, I started responding to other poets' haikus on their blogs occasionally, to show my appreciation. I have long been… Continue reading Ripples, or: A renga partnership

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