still it lingers
lives in lines and cracks
a glistening pathway
waking what lies in dust
how the light used to shine
I’ve been experimenting with micropoetry for a while now. It’s turned out to be a real learning curve on how few words I can get away with and still manage to say what was intended. Twitter posts have a limit of a 140 characters, it’s a great way to learn to write those neat little verses because you can’t add more words even if you want to.
There are some excellent writers of micropoetry on Twitter. If you want to find a huge list of short poetry, just use the Twitter search and type #micropoetry, #haiku or #senryu and you will find an endless supply of miniature poems to entertain you. You can find some examples of mine below, and also more included in this article.
My poem came about because of the summer sparkly gif. Some images totally inspire my poetry mind, and this one did it for me!
So what inspires you to write?
— Suzy Hazelwood (@SuzyHazelwood) April 24, 2015
— Suzy Hazelwood (@SuzyHazelwood) May 2, 2015
Charlotte Stone and the Children of the Nymet ~ Tasha O’Neill
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