Category: National Poetry Month

Poetry Is…

So we’re celebrating National Poetry Month, but what exactly are we celebrating? What is poetry? Merriam-Webster defines poetry as such:

1 a : metrical writing : VERSE b : the productions of a poet : POEMS
2 : writing that formulates a concentrated imaginative awareness of experience in language chosen … Read the rest

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Sakura Matsuri

Sleeping under the trees on Yoshino mountain
The spring breeze wearing Cherry blossom petals.

the Spring wind
scattering blossoms
I saw it in a dream
but when I awoke the sound
was still rustling in my breast

Saigyo

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