Definition

One must make a distinction however: when dragged into prominence by half poets, the result is not poetry, nor till the autocrats among us can be “literalists of the imagination”—above insolence and triviality and can present for inspection, imaginary gardens with real toads in them, shall we have it.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Tuesday Platform

How happy I am to be hosting our open link Tuesday on the final day of June, in the first week of my Winter vacation. (On this upside down planet birds only fly South because it is Summertime in December.) I am looking forward to utilizing some of my free time for writing, and spending more time reading and commenting too.

The Tuesday Platform is your opportunity to write prompt free or share a less recent poem from your archives. Link up and pay a visit to the blogs of your friends and fellow poets.  






Please enjoy this reading of Bluebird by Charles Bukowski, set to music by Symphany 7.



18 comments:

cosmos cami said...

Bless you for Tuesdays

Sweeper of Dreams said...

hurray! bukowski's the father of my favorites. also, i always think of this animation based on the poem: https://youtu.be/jsc3ItAKSLc or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsc3ItAKSLc ... I'm not sure how these link thingies work.

brudberg said...

Thank you.. have played a little today.. will be around later

hedgewitch said...

Hope you are enjoying your winter vacation, Kerry. Thanks for hosting.

rallentanda said...

Thank you for posting this poem .This was my introduction to Charles Bukowski, one of my favourite poets.

Sanaa Rizvi said...

Hey everyone,

Hope you're all having a wonderful week! I m sharing a ballad very close to my heart. Hope you guys like it :D

Thank you for this wonderful opportunity Kerry :D

Lots of love,
Sanaa

Marian said...

Ain't got much. xoxo

Rosemary Nissen-Wade said...

I enjoyed the Bukowski. Thank you.

SuyashJ said...

this is one of my favourite poems by bukowski

Kim Nelson said...

I love Bukowski! He entices me to open up to toward honesty. I hate Bukowski! For the same reason.

Kim Nelson said...

I love Bukowski! He entices me to open up to toward honesty. I hate Bukowski! For the same reason.

Jim said...

Thank you, Kerry.
Grades all in and just cooling it now?
Have a nice holiday.
..

Gemma Wiseman said...

I'm with Kerry. It is my winter holidays too, so I am doing some long neglected writing. And it feels so good after wading through those mid year school reports.

Susie Clevenger said...

Hi Kerry, Hope you are enjoying your vacation. Thanks for posting the video.

welshstream said...

A stunning poem from Bukowski full of power and sadness. Thank you for that, he was truly a one-off

Outlawyer said...

Hey Kerry--great Bukowski poem. Hope you are enjoying your break. k.

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