Sunday, February 12, 2006

"Winter marvels"         [rubai]

Winter marvels   yet appear

                              in the world

gelid wonders   ever dear

                              in the world

utter whiteness   spread atop

                          each dark twig

every eye must   shed a tear

                              in the world

[first serious snow of the season, finally]


Blogger V Murthy said...

rubai/ghazal/buzzle/duzzle/sonnet/bonnet/sms poem - who cares to classify and toxify?

For this man is a visual poet and should not be required to adhere to some norm devised by someone.

When the time comes when we are able to create three dimensional poetry on the net, this man will truly achieve his potential. AT this time, he struggles.

VM @ Bgl

Tue Feb 14, 03:12:00 AM PST  
Blogger ~River~ said...

Snow in February?! Some days back, weren't you welcoming the spring? :)

Tue Feb 14, 09:23:00 AM PST  
Blogger david raphael israel said...

Dottore Murthy,
you are right at least with your final sentence there. grazie

ah -- but I was mainly musing on spring as a future possibility, as in this:

some say you're coming
should I credit such reports?
news travels slow here

/ / /

& it's interrupted by snow here

cheers, d.i.

Wed Feb 15, 01:36:00 AM PST  
Blogger david raphael israel said...

however, today it's spring-like & warm!

(DC is a city noted for its ever-changeful weather conditions)


Wed Feb 15, 01:14:00 PM PST  

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