Monday, January 18, 2016

Not a poet

Although some of my poetry has been published, I don't consider myself a poet. Not even a po...

I don't consider myself an artist either, but for several years I journaled  by doing a sketch and a haiku.

The form requires discipline to fit the thoughts into a 5-7-5 line format.

The Geneva Writers Group had a master class with a real poet, Anthony Anaxagoro. He had us write down 10 nouns then add an adjective. We were then to take our favorites and write a poem. I fell back on haiku.

Here's mine.

The silent pen lay
next to teh waiting paper
Failing to give it life.

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