Tag Archives: venice

one second

Click here to hear the poem read aloud: one second one second in a lifetime one second of pure surprise the second when I first saw you and tumbled lost into your eyes one minute unexpected one minute of pure … Continue reading

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a moment of life

Click here to hear the poet read this 90-second poem: a moment of life there is a moment of life to remember when we view the Danube in full flow or sail once again into Venice or see the Alps’ … Continue reading

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beauty

Click here to hear this 100-second poem read aloud: beauty this poet can’t possibly define beauty I am not sure if anyone can what makes the heart sing depends on so many things whether you’re a poet a woman or … Continue reading

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asolo

in a house on the outskirts of a medieval village built on Roman baths looking across the North Italian plains to the sharpened Alps to Atlantean Venice and to the Val dee Fade the Valley of the Fairies where the … Continue reading

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Into Italy Intermittently

AnElephantCant ever stop travelling So he spends a short time in idyllic Italy He only speaks 3 or 4 words None of them useful nouns or verbs No one minds they still treat him humongousorially hospitably He visits friends in … Continue reading

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Magic – Ligo Haibun Challenge

AnElephantCant keep travelling forever But he recently made a visit to Italy The folk are so nice No words can suffice He has never been treated more hospitably The Haibun Ligo Challenge is a weekly event hosted by Pontius Pirate … Continue reading

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Elephants ‘R’ Us

AnElephantCant keep it a secret Pachyderms come in many different shapes and sizes The little dudes up above Who you just gotta love Look a certainty to stroll off with all the prizes Acrobatics are not normally a strong point … Continue reading

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