Formation of an Idea (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: An experimental poem that I wrote quite a bit ago, and which eventually got expanded into a whole interactive tale called, “The Castle of Countless Compositions,” posted on DeviantArt. It’s fun how certain ideas develop in unexpected ways.] I needed a caretaker for an old castle    long abandoned                thenContinue reading “Formation of an Idea (A Poem)”

Parallel Paths of Creation (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: One thing I love about being a writer is that the places we visit can inspire our works. We can experience new destinations, and then use what we’ve learned when creating tales about various characters.] I wanted to bring a character on a quest       through a vast field dominatedContinue reading “Parallel Paths of Creation (A Poem)”

A Character Named Metafiction (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Another highly experimental piece, based on the literary genre of metafiction.] A character named Metafiction     is aware she is a character named Metafiction who     lives within the margined boundaries of this poem           much like a happy robin           safe inside her nest high in a tree ThisContinue reading “A Character Named Metafiction (A Poem)”

From the Margins (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I love to experiment with new ways to tell a story. Hope you like this one.] I was in amid a poem    about an expansive forest with pine trees     whose branches glinted in the moonlight            as if covered in ice crystals            on a certain        late summerContinue reading “From the Margins (A Poem)”

A Character of a Poem

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I love experimenting with different types of characters.] I am a character   born from the words of this poem        a fiction given textual life by a writer My existence is a mystery to me             Who am I at this very moment but a voice?                    Do IContinue reading “A Character of a Poem”

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