Tanka: Undefeated

most wash out to seafew weather away with timesteadfast rocks remaindetermined to leave a markthe true grit of champions September 24th, 1952 Undefeated Rocky Marciano KOs defending champion Jersey Joe Walcott in the 13th round at Municipal Stadium, Philadelphia to win the world heavyweight boxing title.

Purpose of the Cosmos

Who gives orderto the night sky?What purposecould the vastness serve?But as the backdropof the love storyBetween you and I Eugi's Weekly Prompt: Cosmos Celestial Flowers Cosmic Minced Meat There’s as many atoms in a single molecule of your DNA as there are stars in the typical galaxy. We are, each of us, a little universe. … Continue reading Purpose of the Cosmos

Children’s Rhyme: A Composed Party

The composed evening beganWhen Beethoven made a signHe rightly kicked off the partywith his symphony number nine Bach brought his famous clavierIt's well-tempered rang out his callHe thundered on the keys untilHe noticed he didn't have them all Mozart angrily paused mid requiemTo fiddle with his magic fluteHe realised his singing was betterSo it went … Continue reading Children’s Rhyme: A Composed Party

Senryu: Arrr, Arrgh, Yarr, Gar, Savvy?

"Jolly day it be!" "Why are you talking like that?" "Why aren't ye? Lubber!" International Talk Like a Pirate Day! A cruise ship passes by a remote island, and all the passengers see a bearded man with an eyepatch running around and waving his arms wildly. “Captain,” one passenger asks, “who is that man over … Continue reading Senryu: Arrr, Arrgh, Yarr, Gar, Savvy?