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make like the morning

make like the morning
and fly to the west,
till your fine wide wings
detect their own nest

Creative Writing

Heeding Haiku

for  Heeding Haiku prompt here

Kerouac
haiku guru,
perfection

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No need to count
says Kerouac.
Go with the flow

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I weep
at murder
of trees

Haiku And Senryu

Icarus and other flights of fancy

Margo Roby posted a wonderful photograph on her Tuesday Tryouts today, with a prompt to try writing about Icarus, wings or flight-related poetry.

A new little senryu… 186 more words

Haiku And Senryu

Breaking the mould

Gourmet

O
do
you
love
every
finger-
licking
mouthful
delicious
components
competently
incorporated
imperceptibly:
unquestionable
scrumptiousness

 

The shape is baased on a fibonacci poem, which should be like this:   the first two lines of a Fibonacci poem contain 1 syllable or word, the third line has 2 words/syllables, then 3, 5, 8, 13 …:   … 24 more words

Poems

Messalina

I

Claudius, the Roman Caesar,
Emperor and daft old geezer,
Lived in his palatial villa.
(Not far from the harlot Scylla)
Messalina was his missus, 573 more words

Poetry

Presenting, the Sestina.

In honor of the final day of presales, I’m posting the sestina from How to Love an Introvert. Because what’s a debut poetry collection without a sestina – especially when it’s based on a greek myth? 294 more words

Writing

Bleda's Dwarf

Bleda the Hun had a strange sense of humour:
A Moorish dwarf close by his side
Was Zerco the midget (according to rumour)
Who on a small pony would ride. 62 more words

Poetry