Monthly Archives: January 2007

So, I don’t believe in the “prose poem”

But I recently just went off and wrote at breakneck speed about being a lover of words, and below is what i came up with. Perhaps we can make it into a short Edda or a long lament, or perhaps … Continue reading

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Spicy Poetry, and Help from Readers

As an idea for a poem (inscape, imagist, and sensuous), I think writing a series of couplets or verse (triplets at the most) about Spices would be interesting. My brothers and I were talking about spices and cooking, and i … Continue reading

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A try at a Blues song, and hope for rewrites from the masses.

A Blues (This will go unto the songwriting and blues pages when it is more satisfactory. Until then, please tell me what you would rewrite.) Sing me a song about Rachel I remember her so well Sing a sweet song … Continue reading

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Cities for you, readers, here is another one in Japan during Moon-watching Season.

Kyoto, Ancien Haute Couture of Modern Japan It is only true in the evenings in August cars desist, Shrines are lit, manners polished The city of Kimono’d women fills again ancient ghosts walk streets chattering here they pass through gates … Continue reading

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Cities again, here are two images of the Caribbean

Charlotte Amalie The place to shop here is the Bishop Tutu Mall … an occasional revolutionary parking lot But in the heat, the slow pace of afternoons outside cemeteries (New Orleans copied these, A Caribbean standard … … almost Japanese … Continue reading

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Short stuff, of no particular style

Some rough, some smooth, and here’s 2 Cinquains, one old, one new, both finished, not rough, and contented. ****************************************** Sometimes the image is only a gentle touch Among quiet hours When cold harsh lights Will not intrude the dusky softness. … Continue reading

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once more, on poetry, dear …

 If you are interested, this has gone on to comparisons, with a new version added. Poetry (A little pretentious?) This is the love of words, of cadence set upon the sea of rhyme caressed within your heart, tossed upon your … Continue reading

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