(PAD #019) linked (mathematically)

and today I am an idea I will take a poem mine someone else’s I will look inside its phrases seize them in my own tight grasp and write the phrase into a poem a link from poem to poem and back again one into one hundred the mathematics of literature is a poem multiplied … Continue reading (PAD #019) linked (mathematically)

Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – #Potluck #Poetry – long night, moon by Frank Prem

Sally Cronin has found a moon poem in my archives to share with her Smorgasbord audience. Sally is a wonderful blogger with a wealth of variety for readers to peruse, so do visit the Smorgasbord Blog Magazine if you have the chance. The series she has been looking at here in the dungeon regions of … Continue reading Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives – #Potluck #Poetry – long night, moon by Frank Prem

gaston, my canard, teaches fantasy

gaston my tutor is teaching imagination and fantasy using french words il est facile d'apprendre le fantaisié le qwark (quack quack) yes gaston my professeur takes a gallic approach to reverie le qwa-wa-wark (quack quack) qwa-wa-wark (quack quack) he waggles his feathers quacks so fast I haven't the imagerie to take in what he says … Continue reading gaston, my canard, teaches fantasy

an alchemists garden

the climbing beans have found the wood and wire frame we placed above them from tendrils vaguely waving to the grip of a warm embrace in the space of a turn-your-head today and the parallel conversion of tentative into certain is what an apothecary might conceive in his alchemical heart green climbing beans and gold … Continue reading an alchemists garden

A Poem a Day review (Part 5 and final) – October 2017 – December 2017

This is part five of my review of the Poem a Day series, bringing it up to the present and the conclusion of the series. October, November and December of 2017, with  3 pieces from each month highlighted. I hope the poems have brought some variety and pleasure into the reading life of those who … Continue reading A Poem a Day review (Part 5 and final) – October 2017 – December 2017

A Poem a Day review (Part 4) – July 2017 – September 2017

Part four of the review of the Poem a Day series, crossing from Winter to Spring. In this installment, July, August and September 2017, with  3 pieces from each month highlighted. As always, please feel welcome to revisit some of these poems. July 2017. 26 poems. Wind and frost and rain. Coffee, flames and fire, … Continue reading A Poem a Day review (Part 4) – July 2017 – September 2017

A Poem a Day review (Part 3) – April 2017 – June 2017

Part three of the review of the Poem a Day series and we're heading towards the middle of the year. In this installment, April, May and June 2017, with 3 pieces from each month highlighted. Please do feel welcome to revisit some of these poems. I've found it a pleasure to look back. April 2017. … Continue reading A Poem a Day review (Part 3) – April 2017 – June 2017