Posts Tagged ‘poetry’

Ode to a Succulent

O, Succulent Weed, leftover, forgotten and alone Left behind in thy terra cotta pot The previous tenant hath forsaken thee Left to endure nature’s hot And lonesome stare I did not want thee, Succulent And did wait for death’s sweet kiss Your species indeterminate I would not be remiss To let you pass And lo, […]

A summer ode to a little bird

I was cleaning out my blog post drafts and found this. I offer no explanation or apology. As the Afternoon grew late With golden slanting sunlight – A Birdie shat upon my Pate – O death of day’s delight! I do not Blame the little Bird Nor question in great furor – For dropping on […]

The Poet Laureate of the Internet

If you still haven’t picked up D.J. Earworm’s “Blame it on the Pop” and given it a listen, make a new year’s resolution to do so right now. There’s a lot of people out there doing mashups, but very few are able to effect the kind of poetry that DJ Earworm does. If you take […]

La Fée Verte

Cherchez la femme avec les yeux de émeraude La vérité ultime et le grand mensonge Poison mortel, eau bénite intégré avec une bise sucré d’argent Ferme tes yeux! Je ne pas pouvoir s’empêcher de tomber sous le charme Si je te regarde une fois de plus Entre tu et moi Je t’adore, bête verte.

Poetry in “The Hobbit”

J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit is a novel and not an anthology of poetry, yet it contains dozens of poems withing the text, supporting the plot, providing humor, and enriching the overall themes and mythos of the work. The text, poems, and illustrations are all Tolkien’s work and appeal particularly to young readers for their simplicity, […]

baiku 5

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baiku 4

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