What is Seven-Minute Micro Poetry? Seven-minute micro poetry (#7MMP) is a writing exercise aimed at getting the creative engine started. A prompt image created by Artbreeder; an AI-generated image using a neural network serves as a jumping-off point for writing your micro poem. You have seven minutes from the moment your pen touches paper. You’re… Continue reading SEVEN-MINUTE MICRO POETRY: A Strange Case of Acidification
Pick at an unhealing scab. Forget why I’m even mad. It’s just me and the fear. I’m a black sheep.
Every passing year, a dragon’s breath smothering the anguished tundra. I wish I took better care of this once pristine body.
shatter in three
Breath upona hessonite soulbirthsc o n d e n s a t i o nEach dropleta candied memorydelicious
Zigzagging through life’s trafficlike Frogger, hopped up on coffee,avoiding the splat.
In every stilted word a story lies,each pregnant pause—a poem resides.In that which remains unsaid,the truest word will rear its head. A volcanic death rattle—shatters sky,the moribund calls; my fatal cry.This meek voice undeterred,yearning to be solemnly heard.
I dreamt of loved ones long since passedAnd conversations I hoped to haveFor time became irrelevantThese emotions surpassedInnocuous whisperingsOf what I once had
Outblowing lexicon, a phenomenal connect-athlonFighting for facetime, speaking through screensPixelated smiles in low-rise jeans Self-Isolation—the new meditation, egoless online ID and high-rise screamsA concrete jungle; we’re monkeys with machines
Saturated hippocampusFail-states rampantMemory banksBursting at the seamsOverclockedSynthwaveSet to sine Acute trauma built-inGuilty conscienceRevelingHigh crimesOrganisedHe’s evil’sSynonym RelivedA high-defTwisted grinObtuseThe priceOf livingSin