Wondering about what happens when one posts a poem on a blog - how far and where does it go? It's very different from throwing it into a NZ anthology or collection - readership 500 if you're lucky.
For a start, all my blog posts go out through Twitter which flicks them onto Facebook ... in other words, there's an unknown ripple effect which is both fun and scary. I googled my Tuesday poem called This Cup which begins 'Orange sarong on the beach, tip-toeing on the hot stones ...' and one of the delightful places I found it holed up was here . It's an elearning site for English and the page is: 'Sarong Examples on Twitter'. My poem is top of the list.
I have to say some of the other twitters cited must surely rate as poems even if they're not meant to be. Like this one:
Now dat a chick got da itis da sun wanna come out ima need it 2 get real hot so I can trow on my louie v sarong & take a walk on dis beach. PrettyDivaMel