Tag Archives: dactyls and trochees

Closing Time

.. So a strophe and a spondee walk into a bar, and order a round (-elay).Bartender deals them up a couple of rum -bled phrases, heads to the back to crack open another case of beer and a jar of … Continue reading

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RE:Spondees

.. So a strophe and a spondee walk into a bar (all widdershins & collywobbles); and the dactyl’s all like, Iamb thirsty, and the other two know just what to do, so they get ’im a drink to ghazal. (And … Continue reading

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That I Might (Not) Be a Trochee,

.. I am wearing my most significant scales, an anti …………{love} -poem, unformed. A snap -dragon(fly). An elm. The helm of a whispered ship, …………………..a tintype moon. Soon, you will see that I cannot stop the quiet casings of these … Continue reading

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Stranger than Dactyls and Trochees Dancing

… This poem might be a skeltonic spondee or an ….abecedarian ….ballad ….canto ….dirge. She might surge forth poetic in her own ghazal’d glory, or flarf in your general direction.  She’d take a volta for the better, except she forgot … Continue reading

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stress, unstress

.. hold me close, now, tiny stanza, the dactyls and trochees are coming and i’ve nothing but a quill and a song. don’t we belong to each other? if i refrain from stepping on your feet, will you buy me … Continue reading

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