August 17, 2011

Escaping

Prompt from Poetic Asides: escape

Recess time
in the mind: swinging
high on dreams,
see-sawing across
ideas, sliding beyond time’s
existence.

{in other words, putting off till later what I should be doing now}

August 09, 2011

Hay(na)ku

Prompt from Poetic Asides: poetic form challenge - write a hay(na)ku

Hay(na)ku poetry is simple and has few rules. It is a 3-line poem; the first line has 1 word, the second line has 2 words, and the third line has 3 words.

Light
cannot be
known without darkness.

Darkness
sheds light
on our perceptions.