Poem: Rambunctious, fugitive thoughts rolled in seeking refuge and took roost in the emptiness of my mind, a mischief afoot, but what can be done? The door was open, nothing was going on, how could I refuse? I can feel them fluttering about, their eloquence so light in expressive songs of radiance, a dispersion of… Continue reading REBLOG: ‘Sparks’ by Paul Vincent Cannon
Helpless, and/or: Intimate
An American sentence: I'm having an intimate encounter with your brain through your eyeballs. Another American sentence: Your brain is helpless to my words' advances. Imagine a green cow. 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… Continue reading Helpless, and/or: Intimate
The wisest of words, or: Zero syllables
An American sentence: I wonder whether the wisest of words are zero syllables long. 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… Continue reading The wisest of words, or: Zero syllables
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