Tag Archives: philosophy

Realm of the Benevolent and Its Loss of Hope

More weird, rambling, forgotten writing recently found while rooting ’round the cluttered Draft files folder. I don’t remember writing it, ergo, I have no idea why it was written. However, as it appears to be a philosophical dilemma regarding torture, … Continue reading

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THE PHILOSOPHY OF INSPIRATION | A Relating to Humans Philosophical Issues Feature

THE PHILOSOPHY OF INSPIRATION by Rana Tarakji As Kurt explains it on his Welcome page, it is impossible to mingle with other human beings in an entirely pain-free manner. However, there is a difference between pain that aims to makes … Continue reading

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While Hacking at a Log

I wonder… What is more important to most readers of literature… Just the words as they are written? Or the why the words were written – the author’s motivation? Or the how the words were written – the author’s background? … 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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Short Verses & Other Curses – Promotional Giveaway Until 12/26/15

Get your promotional edition here. FROM THE INTRODUCTION: I began focusing much of my poetry writing on the Japanese poetic forms of haiku, senryū, and tanka at the beginning of 2012 as a therapeutic effort when finding myself in the … Continue reading

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Life Is

it’s funny, life is we are so busy living we forget to live   Let’s Send The Year Out In Poetic Style See Newsletter Love (007-15) for details Must be a subscriber to participate    

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Restrictive We

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

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