Category Archives: Desire

Two 4 One

I’m falling behind my visit to the d’Verse Poets Pub this week.   Binging on Apple TV’s Dickinson (see previous post) may have something to do with it.  Today’s poem combines Kim’s Quadrille #96 suggestion “wild”  with Lillian‘s “dream” prompt.  Alliteration … Continue reading

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“…the poem which i do not write”

 (title from poem xvii by e.e. cummings) Rumi is a long time favorite of mine.  His love poems speak often of desire, as does the Judeo-Christian Song of Solomon.  Religious apologists say that the use of erotica in these and other … Continue reading

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If I could start over, knowing what I know now, I would go back to school and study that endlessly fascinating, miraculous amalgam of bone and flesh, mind and psyche, soul and spirit – the body.  Not just my body.  … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo 16 – The Naked Man Revisited

Some of you know my book The Naked Man.  Since it was originally inspired by an exchange of letters between poets, I revisited the scene to meet today’s NaPoWriMo challenge.   Dear NM,           It’s been awhile, we didn’t part … Continue reading

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It’s Hard To Be Urban After Four Days In The Country

I’m joining NaPoWriMo late again!  Every year I end up playing catch up. I think it has to do with that Trickster”s Day on the 1st of every April.  It’s no accident the poets got this month to be commemorated! … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo # 19 Landays

I hope you  all read the article on landays.  I’m fascinated on many levels but mostly by how ancient the form is.  I am so consistently amazed by how forms, symbols, ideas, customs persist through millennia. In spite of myriad … Continue reading

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NaPoWriM0 #9 A Moral Tale

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NaPoWriMo Day 6 – I Overslept

So today, this morning that is, (though now its afternoon) the prompt is to write an aubade. As it happens the aubade is a poem about breaking dawn and the necessity for lovers (presumably illicit) to part before the sun … Continue reading

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Day 23 NaPoWrti Mo – triolet

Jonesing   I wonder what the time is now? The clock is ticking awful slow! Perhaps you think I’ll just kowtow? I wonder what the time is now? Will you swan in and take a bow? Assume you may remain … Continue reading

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Day 19 – Personal Ad

(This month my art blog, Two Twitch A Tale,  features Pandora’s Box so I couldn’t resist bring her into this challenge.  I’m also including one of my favorite love poems, written several years ago to my beloved.  First published in Sex … Continue reading

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