Note: Because of my participation in NaNoWriMo among other things, the next Magnetic Poetry Saturday Challenge (MPSC) will occur on December 3rd. Thank you and hope to see you then. The Delphic Oracles said I was the wisest of all the Greeks. It is because I alone of all the Greeks know that I know nothing. ~ Socrates ~ Sue, “Lilith” Jane, “Moon Roses” Kat, “Coffee Oracle” Crow, “A Charmed Moment” Merril, “The Prisoner” Merril, […]
Welcome to November. Click HERE to go the online magnetic poetry site. Click HERE to read the guidelines about participating in the Magnetic Poetry Saturday Challenge. The November Oracles Wrap Up will be posted on Wednesday. Because I am participating in NaNoWriMo and will be moving at the end of the month, not to mention the Thanksgiving holiday, after this week’s challenge I am going to have the MPSC go into a brief hibernation until […]
Welcome to the first annual MPSC All Hallows’ Eve Poetry Slam. Below are this year’s contestants who stepped up to the mic (a.k.a. virtual refrigerator) and slammed down some magnetic verses: Ken, “shine on” Sue, “Siren” Kat, untitled Pat, “Shadows” Kat, untitled Crow, “wither, ancient spirit” Uttley, “Sorcerer and ” and untitled Debbie, “Language” Sue, “Samhain” Merril, “Succubus” writing writing words words words, untitled If you want to learn how to participate in next Saturday’s challenge […]
I am in truth the Steppenwolf that I often call myself; that beast astray that finds neither home nor joy nor nourishment in a world that is strange and incomprehensible to him. ~ Herman Hesse, Steppenwolf ~ Come in. Come in. Admission is free and all are welcomed to join. Don’t be anxious. Or frightened. Step right up to the mic. We’re all friends here at the All Hallows’ Eve Poetry Slam. Your only prompt […]
I think we’re absolutely remaining the essence of a chorus, yet we have, yet we are totally totally individual people and think individually. But a chorus doesn’t have to be necessarily a body that thinks together, they’re just a body that speaks together, you know usually, so I think we are still remaining absolutely in a traditional chorus, yet we don’t think at the same time or the same things. Michael Grady-Hall, National Theater’s ‘Antigone’: The […]
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 […]
“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 […]
Half-way through October. So chances are Pumpkin Pie is in our near future. At least maybe a pumpkin pie latte. Click HERE to go the online magnetic poetry site. Click HERE to read the guidelines about participating in the Magnetic Poetry Saturday Challenge. Remember the only official prompt is to have fun. With or without pie.
Happy. Just in my swim shorts, barefooted, wild-haired, in the red fire dark, singing, swigging wine, spitting, jumping, running — that’s the way to live. All alone and free in the soft sands of the beach by the sigh of the sea out there, with the Ma-Wink fallopian virgin warm stars reflecting on the outer channel fluid belly waters. And if your cans are redhot and you can’t hold them in your hands, just use […]
Long before I became ‘rich and famous’ I just sat round drinking wine and staring at the walls. Charles Bukowski Drunk Poets Remember the only official prompt for the Magnetic Poetry Saturday Challenge is to have fun. You can be sober or you can turn to Bacchus as your muse. Everyone is welcomed. To learn how to participate clink on the Guidelines link.