The modern poet, or: Slave

An American sentence: Busy blogging, I must not forget to post poems on Twitter too. 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… Continue reading The modern poet, or: Slave

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 52

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, the very last week of 2021, I posted a series of Biolets to Twitter, which I wrote a while ago. I'm thrilled to say that I've completed my full year's worth of micropoems for 2021, and… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 52

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 51

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, I posted a series of American sentences to Twitter, which I wrote a while ago... Of all the forms of micropoetry that I explored over the course of '21, the American sentence probably most influenced my… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 51

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 50

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, I posted a series of elfchens to Twitter, which I wrote a while ago... Actually, I'm thrilled to say that I've completed my full year's worth of micropoems for 2021, meaning that I no longer have… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 50

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 49

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, I posted a series of shadormas to Twitter, which I wrote a while ago... Actually, I'm thrilled to say that I've completed my full year's worth of micropoems for 2021, meaning that I no longer have… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 49

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 48

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, I posted a series of dribbles to Twitter, which I wrote a while ago... Actually, I'm thrilled to say that I've completed my full year's worth of micropoems for 2021, meaning that I no longer have… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 48

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 47

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, I posted a series of badger hexastitches to Twitter, which I wrote a while ago... Actually, I'm thrilled to say that I've completed my full year's worth of micropoems for 2021, meaning that I no longer… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 47

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 46

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, I posted a series of atom poems to Twitter, which I wrote a while ago... Actually, I'm thrilled to say that I've completed my full year's worth of micropoems for 2021, meaning that I no longer… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 46