Saturday, October 6, 2007

Totally Optional Prompt by Akahito, circa 730 A.D.

from: One Hundred Poems From The Japanese
translated by Kenneth Rexroth

I wish I were close
To you as the wet skirt of
A salt girl to her body.
I think of you always.

'Salt girls' boil seawater down for the salt.

Questions and suggestions about this 'poetry exchange' blog can be made as comments to this posting. Late Wednesday night I'll post a Request For Poems where you can leave a link to your poem inspired by the prompt, or any other poem you want to share.


Anonymous said...

To put a link to your poem in comments it should be entered something like this:

<a href=" journey.html">Click Here</a>

The URL to the poem, in my example the text from http to html, can be copied from the browser address bar and pasted between the quotes. The text 'Click Here' will show in the comment and can be replaced with any other text, such as the poem title.

Steve Isham said...

Thanks for the initiative and for the invite to participate. Things have been a bit 'dry' lately. I look forward to the prompts.

Anonymous said...

So happy to have stumbled into this blog! When I came back to blogging after being ill PT was gone - I look forward to participating here.

Sue Seibert said...

I'm in and looking forward to u Wednesday.

paisley said...

just wanted to let you know i stole the header jpg for my "button" it is on the side bar on

"....why paisley????"

be back later to post

Cassiopeia Rises said...

Well, I made it to Mister Linky but still have no idea what to do after joining. Still can't find TOP site except through another members page.
What am I doing wrong??????


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