Sunday, July 25, 2010

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Sherku: De Temps Antan


don't understand 
the lyrics 
doesn't matter 
the beat's got my 
French blood going


Originally composed and tweeted from the Lowell Folk Festival at Boarding House Park
 #lff #140poets #twitpoem

Information on the group, De Temps Antan can be found on their MySpace page here

Lowell Folk Festival - 2


CVS sunscreen
smells like bubblegum
harkens me
back to the day
of pops


Originally composed and tweeted from the Lowell Folk Festival at Boarding House Park
 #lff  #140poets  #twitpoem

Lowell Folk Festival - 1


Sound checks, sunscreen
chair placements
lots of looking
around at the
gathering crowd




Originally composed and tweeted from the Lowell Folk Festival at Boarding House Park.
 #lff #140poets #twitpoem

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

sherku: after networking



Half moon in
A wispy shawl
Next to stacked
Clouds putting on
Quite a light show


This was composed after the New Prosperity Initiative's Social Changeup4, while driving home heading due west on the MA Turnpike into and then under this scene.



Sunday, July 18, 2010

sherku: fetal position



Police found
The two bodies
In a fetal
Position facing
Each other


This is a 'found' poem. The text was contained in the news article picked up by the Boston Globe about an elderly couple who were found dead in their Florida home. The elevator had been stuck between floors.
http://www.boston.com/news/nation/articles/2010/07/17/elderly_couple_doomed_when_elevator_stuck/

Saturday, July 17, 2010

sherku: creativity



In the space
between
anxiety
and boredom
creativity
flourished

This is a 'found' poem. I found and slightly manipulated the text to fit the sherku format. The original text can be found in the Newsweek article here: http://www.newsweek.com/2010/07/10/the-creativity-crisis.html

Monday, July 12, 2010

sherku: house rules



The fact that 
you do worry 
about being 
a good mom 
means that 
you are one 


A 'found' sherku. The text was found in Jodi Picoult's House Rules and modified to become a sherku.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

sherku: driving


Cloud bridge - i84 in CT
Originally uploaded by shersteve
new growth trees
ribboned highway
under the bridge
of clouds into
the blue beyond

this was originally posted to twitter #140poets #twitpoem