SOMETIMES WE FALL ONLY TO GET UP AND FALL AGAIN
That part of the shore / washed by / a considerable distance
A FORECAST I can't stop matching my mood to the weather. Today it is raining. Today's form is an American Sentence--Ginsberg's version of...
BEFORE Men, with no more wit than devils drink to be soiled or stained; it's a substitute for mangling a form, a battle befitting a fool.
72 After a madness-- I am in wax, the honey secreted, an esculent yielding.
BEY Edward II holds the glass to a face which turns from a straight inclination to a slanting (as in bi). O--the fluid propensities.
run / like flame
DAS IST MIR WURST To learn a language is to learn another’s metaphors. The ceiling is falling or cabin fever—each term a poem in...
Today's prompt was to create a homophonic translation of a poem in a foreign language that you do not speak. I chose this poem from Ida...
rare and curious books--
PENTHOUSE The vent on our oven rattles in the wind as though the air grew fists and mad. It howls—so apt a phrase!— high-pitched and...
There is a sadness in surviving
Tonight, as we sat / on the balcony / the sky was divided--
This is an invitation / to make do
I am / the whole ship
Americans were / pretty well discredited
Let me be. / Let me be this. / Let me be unintelligible.
After a time the leaves ceased / to flinch
I DID NOT KNOW I did not know I needed birdsong or a breeze kept low. I did not know the want below a surface strong. I did not know I...
New buds / nestled in the angle / of leaf and stem
Today was much like the last. Today's prompt was to write a variation of a haiku with one word, then 2 words, then 3 words rather than...