For David, Big T, Audrey and whoever

April 20th Create a traditional Korean Sijo poem. Like the haiku, it has three lines, but the lines are much longer. Typically, they are 14-16 syllables, and optimally each line will consist of two parts – like two sentences, or a sentence of two clauses divided by a comma. In terms of overall structure, aContinue reading “For David, Big T, Audrey and whoever”

Having coffee with Dylan Thomas and others

April 18th Although I was inspired by the title of Susan G. Wooldridge’s book Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words, (a copy of which I’ve now ordered) I went slightly off prompt. I’m currently reading The 20th Century in Poetry, which I highly recommend, and have reached the post-war period where poets where questioning theContinue reading “Having coffee with Dylan Thomas and others”