Tag Archives: fraiku

Fraiku: Regrets

Full of shoulds and couldsAn effigy of myselfShall we burn me down?

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Fraiku: Nightowl

Crickets serenadeMy solo lucubrationDawn arrives too soon

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Fraiku: Jazz

My parents are jazz musiciansYears ago they improvised a duetI am the echo of that song

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , | 13 Comments

Fraiku: Equinox

Sun skims horizon one last dayin the Arctic— a failed experimentto untilt the planet   (For this week’s Living Poetry Prompt, though I only used two of the three words supplied and, of course, Wednesday’s Equinox. Happy Autumn to my … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Fraiku: On a hike

Dark woods under heavy clouds thunderous applause from exhausted leaves drought cracks like lightning

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Fraiku: Thunderstorm

Night thunderstorm over the Gulfdistant lightning flashes off high cloudsdisproving a flat earth

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Fraiku: On the Interstate

Teenagers play in trafficI almost sacrifice one lambon the altar of social media I’m heading to a week-long writing retreat and something odd happened on the way. I was on I-95 in the middle of South Carolina, nice clear highway … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Fraiku: Pebble

Each year a pebbleadded to my cairnthe pilgrim carries a scythe This Fraiku for the Living Poetry Prompt. Bonus: my latest poem, A Boy’s Afternoon in Summer, is up at Whispers and Echoes.

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Fraiku: Social Media

Let poetry soothethe slings and arrowsof your social media life

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

Fraiku: Purpose

The purpose of a porpoisepostulated precisely in a pleasing poemthat the porpoise’s purpose’s play (For this week’s Living Poetry Prompt and, just in case you missed it, my poem At the Beach appeared on Whispers and Echoes yesterday.)

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | 12 Comments