Month: October 2016

Magnetic Poetry Saturday Challenge: A Chorus Line (10.22.16)

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Magnetic Poetry / Uncategorized

The plot thickens. The chorus speaks. ~ Herbert Blau ~   In Classical Greek drama, the chorus described and commented upon the main action of a play with song, dance, and recitation. So, too, we can find the chorus lurking on the virtual refrigerator, giving us the play-by-play of the action through the magnet words. Click HERE to go the online magnetic poetry site. Click HERE to read the guidelines about participating in the Magnetic Poetry […]

Out on the Point

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Flash Fiction

Three Lines Tale Challenge #38‘s photo prompt by William Bout on occasion, having sparked up the lamp, he would scurry up the stone path to the hillside to get a view of the lighthouse as part of the horizon. to see how others saw his world. for a moment to not have to see as a mouse does day in and day out, every detail of the construction revealing in some manner the crux of the […]

The Second Coming

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Art / Politics

Having endured the last of the three debates, I offer Yeats. to whom I apologize for the alteration of the last line. He was a prophet. Like Rilke. Like Woolf. Like Orwell. Like Dickinson. We just didn’t listen. Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of […]

Quicker than the Eye

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My Poetry

impressions of you like scattering ariels through the parched grasslands ****** A partial backstory on this poem: while recently writing a comment, i wanted to say aerial, but instead i wrote ariel. For the life of me, I couldn’t remember how aerial was spelled. Long story short, i discovered that ariel is “a gazelle found in the Middle East and North Africa.”

The Wednesday Merry Pranksters of the Magnets

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Magnetic Poetry

“Laughter is wine for the soul – laughter soft, or loud and deep, tinged through with seriousness – the hilarious declaration made by man that life is worth living.” ~ Seán O’Casey ~   If you want to tell people the truth, make them laugh, otherwise they’ll kill you. ~ George Bernard Shaw ~   If you’re going to try, go all the way. There is no other feeling like that. You will be alone with the […]