Post Tagged with: "poetica"

  • Otre vez

    Miguel Seco walked into Café Cervantes and slapped a fat coin on the mahogany bar. Staring each patron in the eye, he announced, “This gold goes to the one whose poem pleases me most.” A hush fell as we all […]

  • Pocket poem

    He checked his pocket for change and pulled out a poem. To his credit, he valued words more than money. The cashier smiled and asked, Do you want a receipt? Yes, please. She scribbled a response. In this economy, words […]

  • some lesser poet

    At Poetica Autowerks, we know when you have miles to go nothing gets you there as rhythmically as a Frost. While the Whitman leaves little to desire, kick the tire of the new Emerson — It’s transcendental! Or maybe some […]

  • Size matters … in poems

    Here at the Café Poetica, where the wireless is ethereal, the server sets down a small plate with a little morsel I pop into my mouth. These appetizers are almost always "good enough." In the worst cases, they’re gone before […]

  • Seek Alternate Route

    There was an accident today on the road to Poetica. A truck tipped over on the road most taken spilling thousands of poems. Some handwritten on loose leaf. Some neatly typed. Traffic was tied up for hours as people stood […]

  • My Virtual Chapbook

    I’m celebrating National Poetry Month by posting one of my poems each day. I got off to a late start. As of 5/1/11, I posted 4×7 poems, each with a reading (sound file). You can rate any or all and […]

  • act now

    Act now and receive the Poetry Channel at no extra cost. Poems 24/7 without commercial interruption featuring the best of contemporary poetry, poets of the world, up & comers, and Sunday Classics after Saturday Night Bloopers — All Poetry All […]