Often we see books as signs of civilization. I take in their tree trunk roots and inked spines and think only of the sky: (books belong in the wild)
national poetry month
Now that I’m back home, I can upload the rest of the couples series I wrote for National Poetry Month. I’m not sure if I should continue taking pictures of the poems, or just scan them into the computer. Which image style do you think is best? Here’s an example of a scanned poem, and here’s an example of a photographed poem. Would love your opinions! Thanks 🙂
On Friday the 13th I had a lucky day hitchhiking. A family picked me up in Lihue Kaua’i Hawaii. They gave me $10 for the bus. I left them this poem. Mahalo!
I was writing this one in my hostel room when I was interrupted by a visit from a local I recently met. So I put it aside and had a nice long chat with Maui, who is full of all sorts of interesting Hawaiian creationism tidbits.
Came back to this poem today (the 10th) and here’s my favorite version.
Originally Posted: April 27th, 2011Updated: January 4th, 2020prompt: “write a poem about sleep. i love sleeping. :p” this poem was created with help from two of my favorites: * I love the phrase “fallow spaces”; learned it from a song by one of my favorite local bands, full of emptiness * I used a line
Originally Posted: April 14th, 2011Updated: January 4th, 2020prompt: “Why do people who think backwards and are followers believe they have all the answers?”