Poesy plus Polemics
(Remembering Grandpa Niccolò DeTore)
bay rum barber poet
stropped razors and verse
white handlebar mustache
handsomely lifted his smile
Neapolitan gold in his eyes
bootstrap pride in his step… 46 more words
a poet's soul
Oh, serenity in thoughts,
even those turbulent as an ocean storm;
absorbed in mind,
unseeing eyes looking forward, glassy.
The sight is inward, 88 more words
Swirls of My Mind
I knew in my heartWhen things had fallen apartThere came a timeWhere sublime fell seriously behind
Your kisses souredMy lips cowered… 163 more words
No ideas but in things. – William Carlos Williams
Williams was an imagist. He believed that instead of writing about ideas of love, freedom, democracy, hope, loss, progress, that one should describe actual physical things in such a way to evoke those ideas. 386 more words
You seeIt’s very hardTo explainWho I be
Mine kidsMine familyMy life to which I hidMy inhumanity I openly rescind… 68 more words
1 hour, 17 minutes
Gathering Stones Strung on Threads
I watch the clouds
They swirl in chaos
not swiftly as in storm
but gently slowly as
though to seduce
Yet the seduction
is largely an illusion… 64 more words
2 hours, 1 minute
Poetry on a Roll
Reality is just a delusion.
Nothing is as it appears.
Only a fool believes everything they see.
Read between the lines.
Nothing is as it seems. 33 more words
2 hours, 3 minutes