Roland Petrov : Writing

Higgs Boson (July 4)

Higgs Boson (July 4)

A Poem by Roland Petrov


A haiku inspired by Rick Puetter. The particle was discovered on July 4.
Stay Home

Stay Home

A Poem by Roland Petrov


a play on the current status of "nothing ventured, nothing gained"
Did It Really Ring?

Did It Really Ring?

A Poem by Roland Petrov


My dictionary said that toll was usually mournful, but it left it open to being other than that. Then there's the tree falling but no one hears it; di..
Will I Taste Her Again?

Will I Taste Her Again?

A Poem by Roland Petrov


My last trip before the pandemic was to Lima, Peru.
Alcoholism

Alcoholism

A Poem by Roland Petrov


I know something about this subject. This is my latest micropoem, a genre introduced to me by Suzy Wordmuse.
Vainilla

Vainilla

A Poem by Roland Petrov


My first attempt at Rhyme Royal, verses of 7 lines in iambic pentameter with a rhyming scheme of ababbcc. Papantla is the vanilla growing area of Mexi..
Springtime Tea Trauma

Springtime Tea Trauma

A Story by Roland Petrov


A springtime tempest in a tea cup inspired by a young boy who came with his grandma to my former tea store which is now a handbag shop. He wanted a co..
Beer is Proof

Beer is Proof

A Poem by Roland Petrov


This is a kyrielle, a French form that Richard introduced me to. The kyrielle has a spiritual component to it, hence the beer. I was inspired by a Lag..
Red Siren

Red Siren

A Poem by Roland Petrov


I was introduced to this Welsh poetic form by Richard (of course!). My attempt is based on a California zinfandel wine I tasted, Red Siren, and on the..
Happy Meal

Happy Meal

A Poem by Roland Petrov


I wrote this light hearted attempt at blank verse in a bar while sitting next to the garnishes.

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