I discovered American Sentences on the blogs of Scot Young and Nathan Moore. The American Sentence is a poetic form created by the late Allen Ginsberg. According to the American Sentences website, they are “haiku-length poems that Allen suggested be limited to 17 syllables, like haiku in Japanese and like the Heart Sutra in Buddhism”. Inspired by Scot and Nathan, I will start composing and posting American Sentences here on Raven’s Wing Poetry. For your reading pleasure this week, I give you American Sentence #1:
Souls connect through fiber optic conduits carrying silent words.
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