Viator: The Tears Will Come

The tears will comewith unbridled melodyteetering on the cuspof heartfelt ceremonyHold fragility dearthe tears will comein abandon of fearlet then hope succumbBound until numbwe remember or forgetthe tears will comepaths forged from regretSpent in a dazebeyond the total sumforever and alwaysthe tears will come The viator is a poetic form invented by Robin Skelton.The first … Continue reading Viator: The Tears Will Come

A Seed and an Anthem

Seed The seed must beWatering does notWhat we feed takes rootWhat we neglect will rot Acrostic: Hate Hostility through misunderstandingAccelerates unnecessary conflictThoughtless anger feeds fearEndangering peace Anthem: Fuck the World Don't let it lingerSalute them with the middle fingerLet your flag flyAnd raise that finger to the skyIt's good for your healthTo tell the world … Continue reading A Seed and an Anthem

Snam suad: A Plea

Vaccine's herefight the fearspawned the firstendemicplease do sendprovide, spendease or endpandemic The snam suad is an eight-line Irish poem and/or stanza. Here are basic guidelines: all lines have 3 syllables with the following rhyme pattern: aabcdddclines four and eight are 3-syllable words, all other lines end in monosyllabic wordslines two and three share consonancelines three … Continue reading Snam suad: A Plea