Wednesday, December 24, 2014


While browsing #poetry on Twitter the other day, I came across terminology for poetry I've already written: micro poetry.  Usually it's less than ten lines, some places put a character limit on things, but basically it's super short poetry.

Often I've felt like I'm cheating when I write short poems, but sometimes that's simply all that's needed.  To discover there is a niche out there that thrives on short poetry was exhilarating!  I even found a site called  So when I felt inspired tonight and the product was tiny, I didn't fuss, I'm simply putting it into the micro poetry genre.


I felt so unfinished--
like a sweater half-knit:
a waiting edge
of loose ends
waiting to be

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