Revenge & Defeat

Naani: last place I look All I have ever knownFits inside my headSo that thing I'm looking formust be in here somewhere Lune: perspective loss loss is depressingbut defeatcan begin new life Fib: sow the seeds HandsDownDefeatFingers soilplanting seeds deeplyWere we harvest fresh grown revenge Hay(na)ku: bridges on fire bridgedaffluent streamsNow scorched earth Abbreviated Haiku: … Continue reading Revenge & Defeat

Birth & Revenge

young fetus ensconcedknows no timea new mother waits panicked and screamingfrom the firstshape of things to come Write a Lune about birth.The lune, also known as the American Haiku, was first created by the poet Robert Kelly.It is a 13-syllable, self-contained poem that has 5 syllables in the first line, 3 syllables in the second … Continue reading Birth & Revenge