poems as hand- and foot-holds on a glass mountain

Too Late

                    Late evening light sorts the leaves of an old apple tree beside the backyard deck an heirloom variety whose name I almost recall… Pippin.  Newton Pippin.  Grown…

The Unchosen

  not mine exactly, those unchosen remaining in the odd half-life of possibles careers considered and abandoned their corridors un-walked my tread a ghostly absence among…

A Life Novel

               Reading a few lines almost at random turning pages by handfuls in a paperback left on a counter in…

Mirror Face

  Bars across the mirror  partially obscured his face   he looks older, weary, wary battered but not defeated   expecting another blow gives no hint…

Sunday Liberty

    The week would gather Sunday to free itself.   Each day had a gathering task one would bring a poem   another choose a location…

The Postmodern Peripatetic

Ethics, Hermeneutics, Historiography

Emmanuel Levinas

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John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

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Dedicated to the liberation of all beings.

Frank J. Tassone

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The Postmodern Peripatetic

Ethics, Hermeneutics, Historiography

Emmanuel Levinas

"The face is a living presence; it is expression...The face speaks"

Fourteen Lines

A Sonnet Obsession

LogoSophia Magazine

A Pilgrim's Journal of Life, Literature and Love

St. John One: One

John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Parhelion

Literary Magazine

The Line Break

A poetry & wine blog

The Dōgen Institute

Disseminating the Teachings of Eihei Dōgen Zenji

best poetry blog in the cosmos

4 out of 5 dentists recommend this WordPress.com site

Scott Edward Anderson's Poetry Blog

"One reader is a miracle; two, a mass movement." - Walter Lowenfels

failed haiku - a journal of English Senryu

Co Editors: Bryan Rickert and Kelly Moyer with Founder and Contributing Editor Mike Rehling

Third Wednesday Magazine

A Quarterly Journal of Literary and Visual Arts

Ancient Forest Zen

Dedicated to the liberation of all beings.

Frank J. Tassone

haikai poetry matters

The Nihilist Void

Nothing matters.

Word Craft Poetry

Join Us for #TankaTuesday