Category Archives: American Sentences

Autumn Sunlight II – Time Glass

“Time Glass” – “I will challenge you again to write a haiku within 12 hours.  A haiku which is inspired on a photo and a prompt.  Today this prompt is Autumn Sunlight.” ~~~~~~~~~ Silken veil glistens in autumn sunlight ~~ … Continue reading

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Each New Day

Each new day creates chances to begin over ~~ Destroy past chaos   ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014

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Raining Acorns

Startled by raining acorns against metal roof ~~ Cracked pot hides mushroom   ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014

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Sacrifice

  Daylight wanes as moon rises, mother offers her child last crumb of bread   This is written in the style of “American Sentences”; a poetic form developed by Allen Ginsberg in the mid-1980′s as a response to the haiku.   … Continue reading

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Rooting Camillias

Also Small Stone – Day 20 Carpe Diem’s current and 9th episode of “Little Ones” is challenging us to write “American Sentences”.  This is a poetic form developed by Allen Ginsberg in the mid-1980′s as a response to the haiku.  … Continue reading

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American Sentences

I’m too late for linking but I was intrigued by the d’Verse Poets prompt on an “American Sentence” a poem in 17 syllables.  American haiku were invented by Allen Ginsberg, an American poet and one of the leading figures of … Continue reading

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