“Poetry, I feel, is a tyrannical discipline. You’ve got to go so far so fast in such a small space; you’ve got to burn away all the peripherals.”Sylvia Plath Tyrannycruel, despoticdominating, tormenting, terrorizing,injustice oppression, liberty independencereleasing, emancipating, absolvinginnocent, sincereFreedom Diamanté:A diamanté poem is a poem that makes the shape of a diamond. The poem can … Continue reading Diamanté: Tyranny & Freedom
Meet cute: I Fell for You I loved youin the AutumnI loved youin the fallWhich aren't the same at all! One is a seasonThe otheryour grandma doesabsent-mindedlygetting out the shower 1. Write a love poem Inexcusable On that which you gavelet no man place a pricetilling your own graveelbows deep in your demiseIf beyond a … Continue reading Meet cute: I Fell for You & Inexcusable
Weary of the warnings I made my choiceWithout constraints that so often dictateI started down the dusty disused roadToward shimmering opportunity Clear and proud I heard the dogmatic voicePraise community, order, taxes, ratesThe guidance faith and country bestowedThat allow a hopeful future to be As I listened I began to rejoiceClaiming only a personal mandateThe … Continue reading Rimas Dissolutas: The Open Road
Have youever been wild? JealousOf the free bird? Man feelsThe servitude of society Vacation is just lifeOn a longer leash UnwillingTo coexist We are dyingto be free Killing everythingin our path to achieve it Death does not endWith each other Flora and faunaSuffers our wrath Born wildOf the natural order An ecosystemin balance Lives and … Continue reading Have You Ever Been Wild?
Love, peace and freedomUnited over three daysIt's Woodstock baby!Woodstock was a music festival held August 15–18, 1969, on Max Yasgur's dairy farm in Bethel, New York, 40 miles southwest of Woodstock. Billed as "an Aquarian Exposition: 3 Days of Peace & Music" and alternatively referred to as the Woodstock Rock Festival, it attracted an audience … Continue reading Senryu: Free Love in an Open Field