[OSList] Poetry on the oslist
r.jeff.aitken at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 11:51:57 PST 2021
An open space
Held in surprising
Just because our
Linger at the screen
Qiqo is a
On Fri, Jan 29, 2021, 10:12 AM Jeff Aitken <r.jeff.aitken at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi folks. The warm invite to check the oslist archives led me on a good
> journey last night. Some of the jewels I found were poems, from the days of
> the "poetry celebration and contest" that lived here for a long while.
> Poems of open space! With a convenor naming a poetic "form" to follow for
> that round of celebration.
> Here is one, in the form of three stanzas of haiku.
> huge pens and newsprint
> like twigs and leaves on the floor:
> fall forest clearing.
> wall like wide canvas
> bare, primed, awaiting fresh strokes
> painted by our hearts.
> circle of welcome,
> like setting an old table
> for neighbors and friends.
> Here is one in a fun form using an alphabet. It's not about open space,
> but is about writing a poem, kinda. (Without launching a new Celebration
> formally, i invite you to try it...)
> And I
> Believe you too
> Do a poem, and
> Gracefully – I
> Have seen
> Line up in
> New and
> Poems - it’s
> Reasonable to get
> So many words
> To line
> Xcept if you get this far it’s sometimes trouble.
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