FORM FOR ALL: THE GLOSA

UNBOWED “Gather  quickly out of darkness all the songs you know and throw them at the sun” ~Bouquet by Langston Hughes Where have all the children gone? gone off to chase rainbows and dreams with sunshine and innocence to where nightmares grip the unwary one can only wish he could hold more than his breathContinue reading “FORM FOR ALL: THE GLOSA”

BEYOND THE GRAVE (My Poor Ghazal)

DVERSE Poets’ featured form is the Ghazal.  The Ghazal is an Arabic poetry that originated in the 6th century.  To my ears, it has the rhythm of a tolling bell.  The Ghazal has its unique rhyming and metering scheme which I do not think I accomplished.  But I had to try anyway….  For  better examplesContinue reading “BEYOND THE GRAVE (My Poor Ghazal)”

LIFE IS A BED OF ROSES

Life, they say, is a bed of roses and I suppose it is true. Consider the thorns as crosses the blooms, joys that are due. It has its time and season as roses obviously have. They both have their reasons for which they need to strive. Roses adorn the garden delighting the human eye. LifeContinue reading “LIFE IS A BED OF ROSES”