The Waltz Wave, or: Form verses creativity

Sangeetha & David's new poetry project Once upon a time, two poets who'd never met in person spontaneously began writing verses back and forth to one another over the Internet. Their first poetry project took them some nine months: a 100 verse Hyakuin. Once they'd completed their oeuvre, the two decided to continue their creative… Continue reading The Waltz Wave, or: Form verses creativity

Rain, or: Shine

A Waltz wave poem gray over- cast heavens; my daughter believes God's crying up above Jerusalem and wonders why God gets so sad during the autumn and winter months Waltz wave? a one-stanza poem;nineteen lines; each line has a set number of syllables;the pattern is: 1/2/1/2/3/2/1/2/3/4/3/2/1/2/3/2/1/2/1;words may be split into syllables to fit the pattern;this… Continue reading Rain, or: Shine

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 39

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 Waltz waves 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 39

Considered armed, or: Dangerous

A 'Waltz wave' cRR... DAMN it! Of- ficer, can... Khhh khHH... me? Come in, Offi- CRR; ShZZTt; bzTztTT... Suspect is in a... kRRS; grkTZtt; zztt... HEADING SOUTH on Broad... kRzt; ZTsRzt; gRkt... all u- nits, be advised... zKtt; cRrt... con- sid- ered... Zkkkzk... and...