Tag Archives: 5-7-5

enchanted

  ‘nice to see, nice to hold, once broken, considered sold.’   — anonymously printed on a signboard at a borders store   spells to sell modern magic spells, flasks of fortune to dispense ancient human greed stir up the cauldron, lift … Continue reading

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Peculiar Speed of the 5-7-5s

In a parallel universe, I would have been a prolific writer, churning out, day and night, streams of  prose and poetry, and kilometric reams of novels and essays, you would wonder if I ever stop for anything, if I ever … Continue reading

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a sun song

a sun song sun lifts from beneath steel wings of anxiety, pensile promises.

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last man standing

last man standing under the moon this day each day the clock reminds my eyes are tired as if i do not know, the dark room unclasps me into the dusk to grapple with bleary visions of tomorrow, i am … Continue reading

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the unshining

the unshining there were these smart crows who picked open the house locks, and watched late night shows. © said sadain, jr. 2018 Author’s Note:  If you’ve seen that 1980 movie of Stanley Kubrick, The Shining, then you would already … Continue reading

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a wordy haiku?

word power words are mighty source of both understanding and misunderstanding. © said sadain, jr. 2018

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a crabby haiku

of crabs and mentalities  why do you get blamed for their own mentalities? o crab, you’re just fine. © said sadain, jr. 2018 

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the damas trees of sitteen

the damas trees of sitteen  green conocarpus dinosaurs lined up in mid island of sitteen silent witnesses to the flow of red-tailed worms this side of the world

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Peculiar 5-7-5s and their imaginings

The book project I mentioned previously (in The Lives Words Live) is taking shape slowly but surely.

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the lives words live

a handful of words conjures imagination stirs a world to life. © SSJ 2017 Author’s Note: Peculiar 5-7-5s And Other Imaginings A haiku or a senryu, or less formally, a poem with a 5-7-5 syllabic construct, while being thrifty with … Continue reading

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