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My poetry & prose



Shanty song NaPoWriMo #10

What have we done with the vermin?Elected them to work in Stormont!What have we done with all the scum?Gave them our money for nothing! How should we now then proceed?Sack them all and have them keelhauled!How can we have our... Continue Reading →

Sonnet NaPoWriMo #9

How many days have you been gone now Mum? It feels like yesterday/eternity Time is meaningless and my days are numb My heart broken: there's no certainty Some are filled with agony and strain The next I laugh, joke and... Continue Reading →

Reunion NaPoWriMo #8

This is the whole world to me The planets revolve around us I feel the reason dripping from me As the sound of grasshoppers echo The tangy taste of excitement bites The horizon is beckoning - it doesn't look that... Continue Reading →

Top of the List NaPoWriMo #7

Wake up, get upThats sounds like too much to be honest.Can I settle for the waking without the getting?Get washed, dressed, eatSeriously? Come on, this isn't fair!Who made you the boss of me?!I just want to sleep, relax and slip... Continue Reading →

A bad cook spoils, the good improves NaPoWriMo #6

Tsk Annie!! Rats piling all round can hamper our cooking and they jump, vainly we do chase Can you polka? They can! Look at them move! The vermin! Vaunted saints alive None oversee their vigour, heaven forfend and yet they... Continue Reading →

Wake Talk NaPoWriMo #5

We stand around telling stories -the more absurd, the better!Laughter and giggles break outall around the room;sloshing at my earslike the tea in my stomach:as we hoard all the memorieswe can gather at your wake Begin by reading Charles... Continue Reading →

Triolet NaPoWriMo #4

Is my life worthless in this world?Why is my value less than yours?Our corpses like flotsam unfurledIs my life worth less in this world?Lost, we enter the netherworldWhy's it my pain the world ignores?Is my life worth less in this... Continue Reading →

Everything Red Must Go NaPoWriMo #3

The factory's last red isn't rich His softest touch is released His tardy buds refuse to bloom Even though it be an eternity Original poem Nothing Gold Can Stay Robert FrostNature's first green is gold,Her hardest hue to hold.Her early... Continue Reading →

Harbinger’s Song NaPoWriMo #2

Mercurial rainbow dreamsof pasts long goneAn elusive illusion of love beckoningMoaning it's longing as fingers dripThis haunting ghostthat crawls beside meA blossom that faded, shrivelledand died but was born anew Today’s prompt asks you to begin by picking 5-10... Continue Reading →

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