what is a poem?

Originally posted on Poemattic: Poetry and Art for the Soul:
Poetry (Photo credit: V. H. Hammer) ? A poem is defined as expressive language. It is an art form that allows for free verse. Poems are musical and rhythmic and uses sounds and imagery to convey meaning. Poems use metaphors and similes and they can create a very intimate conversation between the poet and the… Continue reading what is a poem?

Geometry as Poetry

“Poetry is as precise a thing as Geometry.”                                  -Gustave Flaubert Geometry is necessary when you create art. The other necessity is creativeness and the willingness to make mistakes, ready to admit, you never knew or understood geometry that well in the first place. But everything we see is geometry, and poetry is life. Right?                                                       Melba Christie 2015 Continue reading Geometry as Poetry


“Then love knew it was called love. And when I lifted my eyes to your name, suddenly your heart showed me my way” -Pablo Neruda I am convinced that looking into a person’s eyes can lead you to interpretation of someone’s sadness, joy, confusion, depression, and even sanity. Lately, I have trying to capture the essence emotions when I photograph someone. My beautiful baby granddaughter … Continue reading Eyes

Someone discovered their footsie today

Someone discovered their footsie today How great there’s one more thing with which to play Five fat toes That stretch and wiggle Must have been funny to see for the first time Cause all she could do was giggle. I watched her fascination grow As she tried to touch her chubby big toe And when I  sang, “this little piggy.” She looked at me  as … Continue reading Someone discovered their footsie today