End date, or: Expiration

A 'Kลel' breath eternal levels earth in entirety bedrock beneath buffeted, burst, broken blown away, remnants of society Kลel? Kลel is an onomatopoeia form patterned after the caw of the bird of the same name. The male bird makes a Coo coO sound while the female makes a sharp kik kik kik. The poetic form… Continue reading End date, or: Expiration

Jerusalem, or: Anywhere

A Descort Poem The wind rattles hilly Jerusalem. Though Papa loved its hills, he is not in the rattling wind. Pedestrians walk; bikers ride; and drivers drive up and down Jerusalem's renowned hills entirely unaware that he once lived... here. I do not believe he is floating around windy Jerusalem. Or anywhere. Eschewing unreason, my… Continue reading Jerusalem, or: Anywhere

Whether, or: Weather

An Alouette Jerusalem winds Know our outs and ins, Blowing through sukkot* and souls. Booths fall on their sides; They've nowhere to hide... Signs of our lack of control. We hope it won't rain, Though summer has waned; May waters fall, but... not yet. Outside's cool and crisp; Stars glimmer like wisps; Lovely - but… Continue reading Whether, or: Weather

Pounding, or: Tapping

My first seguidilla Sitting on hard chair I hear turbulent loud wind; nothing for it, but to heed tough forceful pounding; Tapping upon keys, imagination now thin; versing? Such folly. a d'Verse prompt The Seguidilla began as a popular dance song of Spain. The verse form was established and branched into variations by the 17th… Continue reading Pounding, or: Tapping