Tag Archives: Poetry

Of Poets, Fools

In days of poetry, fools Gather to bring order To entropic endeavors Lost between the greens Growing peace and greens Bleeding lives, happiness Reigns within the limits Of sequential times And the shackles of space But oh poet, oh fool, … Continue reading

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Lightning

“If more politicians knew poetry, and more poets knew politics, I am convinced the world would be a little better place in which to live.” – John F. Kennedy, 1956 His words echoed today in Dallas by author and historian David McCullough … Continue reading

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Departures in Poetry

vessel set adrift embarks on endless journeys provisions in mind Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved. Note: This is an invitation to join a weekly roundtable discussion on poetry (to start this Friday) at the 13th Floor Paradigm. No one’s … Continue reading

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Thirteen Bards – A Clerihew

Thirteen Bards Experimental vanguards Planning a contagion on society Through pioneering prose and poetry. Note: This is a prompt by Sahm for a Clerihew. Please read other associated works: A Movement in Not So Many Words by Sahm Part Two of the Soul-less Age … Continue reading

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Word of the Day

On Dictionary Dot Com The word of the day Is poetaster – Makes my heart Beat faster To think if I’m Not versed In verse, Am I instead cursed? Duped in playing Games with words Yet feeling alive When I … Continue reading

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Poetry Peddler

Note: Because We’re Poets gave us Poetry Prompt #8: This Round’s On You!: Sahm is letting us loose at the counter to create our own libation. So here it goes… In this material world, your attention is in high demand. Billions of dollars … Continue reading

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