“Ships of life” by Didi (re-blogged)

Originally posted on Didis Art Design:
? We steer our lives Along by friend-ship Discover comrade-ship Foster fellow-ship Perceive battel-ships Dispute over owner-ships Anchored to dictator-ships Where people take on hard-ships Waves crashing against our ship Between censor-ship and freedom Take part in the champion-ship Of the apprentice-ship of sailing lives One day our ship…

“Donkey” by Cate (about poetry): re-blogged

Originally posted on Meditatio Ephemera:
Am I embarrassing myself? A reasonable question:  I’d just posted a poem that invoked love, loss,  Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in Casablanca and included a joke about sex.  I cannot count the ways that might be bad. Poetry is new territory for me.  It arose from a desire for…