shrapnel caught beaming moonlightbat cauldrons ping night songs slowblossoms star-struck lie lowrest now awake below high grass Song thất lục bát (double seven, six eight): A quatrain comprising a couplet of two seven-syllable lines followed by a Lục bát couplet (a six-syllable line and an eight-syllable line). Each line requires certain syllables to exhibit a … Continue reading Song thất lục bát: High Grass
why does the grass grow?to be trampled under footreturned to the soil below Why does the grass grow?for the love of life and growthto reach in search of heaven sedōka (旋頭歌, "memorized poem" or "head repeated poem") consists of two tercets of five, seven, and seven syllables each. The head repeating. An uncommon form, it … Continue reading Sedōka: Why Does The Grass Grow?
Fables of frogsThe burden of changeA slow progressionTo welcome the strange Grow accustomedWhen you feel homeSettle on the sofaThere's no need to roam Greener grass shiftsAccept the winds that blowThe lesser of two evilsIs the one that you know Image: Graffiti in Düsseldorf
There once was a clumsy young lassWho mixed her oats up with a packet of grassAfter her stomach hurt for a weekShe went to the bathroom to take a peekAnd found a garden growing out her ass
Brisk morning dog walk You say you love morning dew Barefoot in wet grass But I can't tell you the truth My dog just peed on your lawn