I ... entered the poem of life, whose purpose is ... simply to witness the beauties of the world, to discover the many forms that love can take. (Barabara Blackman in 'Glass After Glass')

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3 May 2017

The Poet's Craft

(haiku theme at Carpe Diem)

listen hard
as the silence
takes shape



10 comments:

  1. I found myself listening as I read your words, Rosemary - job well done!

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    1. Many thanks, Kim, for your inspirational essay and prompt.

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  2. An awesome response. We need to listen more as we are writing poetry,

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    1. Thank you! I enjoyed rising to the challenge. :)

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  3. Listening really fits as part of a haiku's birth...nicely put :)

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  4. Oh yes! listening hard is key to our inner thoughts.

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