Category Archives: Minimalism

on heart strings drawn at dawn

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liccle-itsty-bitty bits & increments 

all along lines ( i’ve drawn ) of longtitudes & platitudes

something crawls quietly minding its own bizziness

sickle instrument wrought in criss-crossed hairs – 

 raised whispers shrink to focus

into being

                                      something multipliesminimalised

zing!

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indistinct insects aren’t more minuscule than this

abstract concept

it’s simple — a note a mote i wrote-un-written just

folded over a thousand-trillon times in

a chime of homeopathic pearls of petals

a curl of soapy marble mumbles smitten in

to sputters dotted with pollens arrested in syrupy amber still

wet & wept taunt & thick with scents reminiscent of what? still hot

still small

a cerebral cortex stretched &

strung along high-wired spirals & straightened memories slip-wrecked

vibrating        sweetly       minutely       brightly

a distinct reveille

  a cell’s reverie

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somewhere something twangs & swells

cracks at its invisible shells & sprouts its mythical wings

abruptly

it is lost on dusts & mists

of songsitude unplentitudes ( i’ve created ) understated it’s     .

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not huge at all 

as it happened 

did you spot it?

an imperfect ball de-magnified

as speck of ink on a brink

of extinction

so microscopic was it

did you miss it?

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not a haiku

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NaPoWriMo day 12:-

Yesterday, the challenge was to write a poem about a very large thing. Today, it is to invert the inspiration, and write a poem about a very small thing. Whether it’s an atom, a button, a hummingbird’s egg, dollhouse furniture, or the mythical world’s smallest violin. Let’s begin…. see above