Thursday, December 17, 2009


goodbye telegraph
track side pole
arms spread out
standing wireless

What is a sherku?

This is a new format for sherku. I am exploring more of the common 3-4 syllable phrases that characterize much of American language following work done by William Carlos Williams. The nineteen syllable restriction remains but the lines will work out to be five or six instead of the original three.

This was originally posted to Twitter tagged with #twitpoem #140poets

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