Let’s create something beautiful Today is short, and tomorrow is shorter still Let’s take our inspiration That unlocks our imagination And gives us hope and comfort Let’s create something beautiful Because beauty is our goal And creativity is our gift We give ourselves to tomorrow We have vision to make it better Today, let’s create [...]
Should I write a haiku Ten minutes before midnight? Oh no, that’s cheating.
The clouds mock my limited understanding of fluid dynamics Twisting vortices of smoky tendrils dancing on this windy day In my backyard in dramatic fashion the clouds tumble over my roof I swear they’re just overhead I could get on that ladder the clouds would envelope me and I would disappear I remember seeing shapes [...]
Fizzy pop soda Bubbly bottled brew Shaken and stressed Harassed and gassed With pressure built for two Rumbly dark cola Tension twisted too The cap stays on With the anger gone But the bottle’s bursted through There is no use no deposit no excuse for a bottle bursted through
October is my favorite month. It’s full of orange and decay and warm spice. We begin to hunker down and get ready to spend time with far-away relatives. It’s a month of poetry and bitter-sweet memories. To celebrate, I was thinking of writing a poem every day for the month. I tend to peter out [...]
The temple has fallen into disrepair It’s sagging and short of breath The clergy are muttering kind words to themselves Holy invocations fall leaden in front of their feet The pews are all empty The audience left and coughs echo flat on the marble The temple is greying into morbid disuse It’s puffy and soft [...]