Pablo Neruda

Chilean poet and Nobel Prize winner, Pablo Neruda was born on 12 July 1904 (1904-1973). Born Ricardo Eliezer Neftali Reyes y Basoalto, Neruda gave himself this writing name under which he would become famous while still in his early teens. In 1921 he left southern Chile for Santiago to attend school, he intended to beContinue reading “Pablo Neruda”

Weekend Challenges

For this weekend prompt, Sammi has offered the word ‘Widdershins’ to get our creative juices flowing – to write a poem or prose using this word or a derivative of it in exactly 75 words. I have also included Fandango’s One-Word Challenge is “dispute” (see the links below). Here is my poem: #bloganuary

Dada Poem

Dada or Dadaism was an artistic movement of the European avant-garde in the early 20th century. Its roots however lie in pre-war avant-garde. It fully developed in reaction to World War I, it consisted of artists who rejected the logic, reason, and aestheticism of modern capitalist society. The movement primarily involved visual arts, literature, poetry,Continue reading “Dada Poem”

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