My thanks to Sally Cronin and the Smorgasbord Blog Magazine for sharing my recent article and thoughts on reading short poems. Pop over and take a look at the other articles and writing being featured. It's a treasure trove!
Month: March 2021
Curtain Down (for lost friends)
A few memories of my father who passed away 12 months ago. https://wp.me/p7yTr8-7MC
watch cloud (see you)
Some new Seventeen Syllable poetry. No pictures, this time.
Sometimes, if I feel there is more to say than I wish to squeeze into a single poem, I extend the theme. In this way, Seventeen becomes 34 or 51 syllables, but remains true to the idea of brevity.
spear the sun
. . .
I feel the heart
. . .
it is only cloud
so earthly bound
cool enough (to warm)
like the flittingof a butterfly or dandelionin a breeze how can you catchsuch a thing would you claim iteven ifyou could I was stilledby a fallof moonlight cool enoughto warm mefrom inside I did not seethe moon not at all but a glowthat changed . . . the darkness the night the objectsthat I usefor … Continue reading cool enough (to warm)
How to read short poetry
Link to my article on How To Read Short Poetry
<phew> It’s taken all day but I’ve managed to distract myself by putting a few thoughts together on the subject of reading short poetry. Probably talking through my hat, but if you care to read what I’ve done, with a few recorded samples, here is the link: https://frankprem.com/how-to-read-short-poetry/
Hope you enjoy.
How to read short poetry
<phew> It's taken all day but I've managed to distract myself by putting a few thoughts together on the subject of reading short poetry. Probably talking through my hat, but if you care to read what I've done, with a few recorded samples, here is the link: https://frankprem.com/how-to-read-short-poetry/ Hope you enjoy.
Idling – out loud and on paper
I'm having a bleary day, today. I think my eyes are protesting from too much close attention to e-book formatting, as I've been attempting turn The Cielonaut, with all its stellar imagery - into an e-pub format e-book. I haven't quite got there yet, and my eyes are watering to the point where it is … Continue reading Idling – out loud and on paper
On the subject of bears . . .
The production of paper copies of the complete The Beechworth Bakery Bears book is just about done and dusted. I've received the proofs and am happy with them. Hard (Case Laminate) and soft (paperback) editions of The Beechworth Bakery Bears This has been a saga that was as much psychological on my part as practical … Continue reading On the subject of bears . . .
talking (too many years)
the year I lost my voicewas a galeblowing crazylike a breathfrom hell a stormfilled with bleak portentand debrisloosed from the heartof misadventure how many nightsof wasted sleeplisteningto the howlof that windcryingfor all the worldas though it wasalreadybroken each time I openedmyself upto saywhat I was thinking , , , the moment blew my soundwas lost … Continue reading talking (too many years)