Tag Archives: metaphors

Poetry is for Girls

I may occasionally write the junk, but rarely do I read it. And it is not because I don’t like it that I rarely read it… It’s because it, the really good stuff anyway, is so durn hard to read. … Continue reading

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“The Raven” – Read by the Master of Mystery and Scare

  The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe (published on this day in 1845) Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly … Continue reading

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Kicking the Year Off – Write: Poetry

Another day has passed Another year has passed And, woe, others shall pass anon Who amongst us needs such a curse As that which forever to us will elude As that which forever to us will delude Yea, instead, choose … Continue reading

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Haiku, Senryū, and the Subtleties In Their Similarities and Differences

If I had a bit more courage and a lot more scholarship, I would have discussed the similarities and differences between a haiku poem and a senryū poem in the introduction of my newly released book of poetry Short Verses … Continue reading

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Restrictive We

restricted we are not by laws or by limits but by self alone    

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The Ark of the Moon

the ocean of sky is sailed by such lovely arks lo! the moon embarks    

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Autumnal Reflections no.10

Originally posted on HappyNest in America:
Such a beautiful poem of a photograph by the lovely and loving Megi of HappyNest in America, as are all from her “Autumnal Reflections” series… HappyNest in America View original post

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Memories Obscured

distance redefines impressions fade over time beauty lingers on    

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On Watch

that which would be missed that which would be desired just let it all go    

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Desire of the Moon

even sans the source it emits a knowing glow let the ego go    

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Nippon Of My Mind

where suns rising burns where hearts once touched long returns where glances love churns    

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Tangled

  blossoms and decay from rose to a tangled rot such is this, our lot #boo    

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Fenc’d no. 9

life’s dichotomies the blacks or whites, ins or outs the falsehoods or truths    

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