Scribbles from me to you

My poetry & prose


April 2017

#NaPoWriMo2017 #22 – take a line…

Earth Day from ‘When We Two Parted ‘, Lord Byron   Today is Earth Day, let us all rejoice in the Beauty of this home we have, with morning dew And beauty all around: birdsong greets and tells of The... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #21 – In the style of…

After 'Take any man" Samuel Menashe I am a universe One among billions All unto myself I walk this lane Just myself and I Lost in the world Hidden I travel a well worn path Set out in a pattern... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #20 – The One-liner

To a Cherryblossom   Drooping, dripping pinkness, my eyes are brighter and my heart warmer for your greeting me (even though I hate pink) - you are a little lift for the day ahead, a pretty, fleeting foible to fill... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #19 – bad poem

Caterwaul, angry mug I listen not to you beg and whicker I’m engroused in my poem So go away nasty thang Demanding mundane stuff Like food and cleaning stinky litter My lofty mind is set on higher things Than running... Continue Reading →

Another Vote!

Another vote! May's absolutes are as Reliable as Trump's truths A well-matched pair Of distasteful bedfellows Another vote! Just what the country needs Another round of falsehoods Promises offered with Crossed fingers hidden Another vote! And the people who bleat... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #18 – random line generator

When does the quaint hope enhance the hour? I went to bed last night, at an unusually early hour Not sure I would wake up Visions of the 1950s Cold war hysteria Crowded my sleep Warmongers here Warmongers there The... Continue Reading →

#NaPoWriMo2017 #17

Aphorisms and  Fragments A broken heart should only be a temporary thing But Time has a way of stopping sometimes -|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-|-| Miss Havisham, you are an aberration Of all the precepts of humanity With vicious heart turned dark with grief... Continue Reading →


Lazy, drifting, cloud of white Blankets the sky, coats the ground. Bitter cold all around. Beautiful, treacherous, billowing danger Spills from heaven, hides the earth Shivers each frozen breath Circa 2009/10

#NaPoWriMo2017 #16 – Sonnet

To Nobody Would you miss me if I were gone tomorrow? If my breath was gone, would you even care? Would your heart be choked with grief and sorrow? Or would you even notice that I wasn't there? My silence... Continue Reading →

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