REBLOG: ‘Wistfully’ by Roger Leach

Poem: Here I stand cold and tired, Wistfully waiting for warmth, Melancholy overtaking my thinking, Anticipating being warm again. Staring through icy windows, In need of a warm summer holiday, Winter blues biting deep, Freezing this heart. Wistfully waiting an end, An end to cold, Cold damp drudgery, Just wistful thinking. View from window, As… Continue reading REBLOG: ‘Wistfully’ by Roger Leach

Windows, or: Android

A Sijo cliché and depressing though it is, and, yes, I know it is, rarely do I spend time looking through old-fashioned windows; by old-fashioned, I mean any other than electronic screens Sijo? A Korean verse form related to haiku and tanka and comprised of three lines of 14-16 syllables each, for a total of 44-46 syllables. Each line… Continue reading Windows, or: Android