Category Archives: Love

“Justice is what love sounds like when it speaks in public.”

We just finished binging on True Detective, season one, with Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson.  The story line is flawed, but the character development, acting and directing is superb.  McConaughey’s character, Rustin Cohle is an existential nihilist.  It fascinated me, not … Continue reading

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Secret Ingredients

Gospel Isosceles posted a lovely prompt at the dVerse Poets Pub encouraging us to write about a secret ingredient.  I had a hard time thinking of a response because I already have a strange poem I wrote several years ago.  … Continue reading

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Eros

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 # 27 Hay(na)ku Meets Philosophy

I have a theory about shopping;  it mimics the act of creation, which is to make something from nothing. Creativity, is what makes us godlike.  It is an act of divinity, a reflection of The Prime Creative Force.  The act … 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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NaPoWriMo #16 Terzenelle

Who says poets don’t work hard? I feel liked I’ve walked ten miles. Almost caught up- will manage #12 some other day. It’s an easy one, thank Brigit (Celtic goddess of poetry).  This is such an interesting form though.  I … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo # 13 Riddle-me-ree

Soul Song   Holograph am I composition of photons empty space and whatever notes float between planets. Listen more closely than ear can hear –faint hum— electron currents spin intricate interlocking webs visible in four dimensions ethereal as ghosts; reach … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo # 8

Looking back on my aubade, I see it doesn’t qualify as a poem of love and leaving and so I rescind its aubadian classification and put this in its place, knowing full well this too is not exactly what was … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo, Day Four – Love by Any Other Name…

I think there is a theme developing here!  An exploration of negative space á la poesy. Today it’s suggested we write a love poem without ever using the word “love” or employing any hackneyed phrases associated thereof. Here goes:   … Continue reading

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V Day 2014

V Day is fast approaching.  It is a day dedicated to empowering women to rise up against the violence perpetuated on them simply because of their gender.  V Day was inspired by Eve Enslers’ performance piece the Vagina Monologues.  Empowered … Continue reading

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