Being a tree ain’t easy

I am not on the same page with mom nature. My wish for a blue bird day sparked guffaws, and my references thought as tomfoolery. I feel frozen and vulnerable to a chilled wind as mom nature dresses and undresses my limbs at her convenience, not mine. It’ll take a blizzard of thoughts and a…

Invented Poetry Forms – The Sonnette

Originally posted on Paul's Poetry Playground:
Like the monosyllabic sonnet which we recently discussed, today I will talk about another invented poetry form inspired by the traditional sonnet – the sonnette. Invented by the American poet, children’s author, museum curator, magician, and Boy Scout executive G. Sherman Ripley sometime in the early 1900s, the…