Posted by Alan Summers on June 16, 2015 at 11:42am
Nice post! :-)
It's good to have dialog beyond just posting poem after poem, as much as that's interesting, it's the author's thoughts and viewpoints, outside the verse, that are fascinating too.
I received the Rattle special edition on tanka and haikai literature as I took part in the Skype conference with Richard Gilbert and Roberta Beary.
I haven't met Richard Gilbert in person, but I have met Roberta a few times, and…
Thanks for your very generous reply, and supply of info: I will certainly follow up on the variety of possibilities you have indicated. Looks like we need a revolutionary voice to cut through the red tape of the ordinary.
Collective mind and the ensuing engagement of the sub- or semi-conscious awareness in writing to and fro, as in the haiku corner, seems to produce unexpected metaphor.
vacant new home doe…