Today, a bit of anniversary and dream interpretation. A good-enough novel violently written now is better than a perfect novel meticulously written never. —Elizabeth Gilbert (quotation reblogged from raynotbradbury) That’s why I’m writing mine, on the inside, by living, for the fifth year. I arrived in … Continue reading Day 14: Follow your dreams
Since yesterday I learned about a haibun, today – without a prompt even – I attempt my first tanka: 5, 7, 5, 7, 7 syllables per each of the five lines. Before they get the idea. And the photos are from a lovely walk yesterday. … Continue reading Day 13: Best friend
Today I’ve learned a new form of expression and, unrelatedly, discovered a stack of unposted doors from a Roman basilica for your enjoyment. Challenge 12: “Today, we’d like to challenge you specifically to write a haibun that takes in the natural landscape of the place … Continue reading Day 12: Thursday Doors, 12/4/18: St. Paul Outside the Walls
Challenge 11: “A poem that addresses the future.” Dressing the future My future? That’s an easy one. I die. We all die. It’s so certain that there’s no need for Future or Future Perfect Tense. I die. First, the perfect present continues – “I have been … Continue reading Day 11: The future in a cemetery
My laptop compiled a gallery of smiling images, including the ones below, on its own accord. I have a feeling that it checks out the weekly WPC theme on its own without me. Obviously it has realised that I need a kick in the butt … Continue reading Day ten & WPC: Miles of smiles
Enjoy the little things in life because one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things. —Kurt Vonnegut Challenge 9: “We challenge you today to write a poem in which something big and something small come together.” Little big things You little … Continue reading Day nine: Big and small
My furry companion turns five today, which is also how long I have been living in Italy. Challenge 8: “Write poems in which mysterious and magical things occur.” I’m starting to feel the reality of the fact that prior to embracing this month-long challenge I … Continue reading Day eight: Happy 5th birthday, Bestia!