Tag Archives: Surf

Ode To An Orangutan In My Thoughts

Friday was the Day of the Monkey.  This brought to mind a certain event that happened maybe 12 or more years ago.  I could not fact any references to this orangutan on the net so I could not completely flesh … Continue reading

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Summer, Newport Beach

Na/GloPoWriMo 2019, Day 25 and the challenge is to write a poem that incorporates: Is specific to a season Uses imagery that relates to all five senses (sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell) Includes a rhetorical question, (like Keats’ “where … Continue reading

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Parallel Parking Haibun

Poem A Day #5 has the Haibun as it’s form.  The word prompt is ‘parallel’.  That led to some creative thinking on my part.  What does one write about with parallel.. geography or basic driving…. “A Haibun = a prose … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Size

A tear drop is painted on the wall It’s the many details behind the fall Telling its secrets to all who will see Of hope lost and grief in travesty Large or small, it’s the size of an ocean A … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Tide

Do you remember that day out at San Pedro That stretch of beach where we use to go Sometimes, I think of it, no foolin’ How you and I would go out tide poolin’ We watched the cormorants surfing their … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Blush

There was a sort of blush to that roseate looking sky It was the sort of sunset that would have caught my eye Even without the dissent of dissonance and chaos of disorder Out there seen slightly edgy and oddly … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Rube

Sometimes you just need it to be 5 O’clock somewhere To watch the sun set and feel the world turning there Putting aside a day that feels strangely like an intimation That you feel me a rube compared to your … Continue reading

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Short Form Poetry Workshop – Kenning Poem – Rider of Surf

Variation Number 2 from the same Kenning Form workshop: Rider of Surf by Michael Romani Seeker of sun Loving good fun Rider of surf Liquid as my turf Walker of tension Free from mention Speaker of tongues Unspoken since young … Continue reading

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Sonic Gems: Dick Dale & His Del-Tones – King of the Surf Guitar

“There was a tremendous amount of power I felt while surfing and that feeling of power was simply transferred into my guitar when I was playing surf music. The style of music I developed, to me at the time, was … Continue reading

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World Oceans Day 2017

This year, World Oceans Day is today, June 8, 2017.  But, when you’re a surfer like I grew up being the ocean is a central focus every day and for good reason.  It’s been my home away from home for … Continue reading

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