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My poetry & prose



Day 7 NaPoWriMo 2022

All is well that ends well What a load of tripe! It begs the belief (misbegotten) that what's in the past Is of no matter now If results are favourable War is forgivable then So long as peace results? Abusers... Continue Reading →

Day 6 NaPoWriMo 2022

The lives that we leadwind along a ofttimes confusing routewas it ever just a simple path?a question I often ask myselftorrent of images invading my headof things left undone or unsaiddarkness descends on the day just pastamong the stars my... Continue Reading →

Day 4 NaPoWriMo 2022

Turn the tap on, just a tiny bit And watch the first trickle of words Roll and plop into the bowl Run them through your fingers Feeling them burst apart and reform Into new words and forms Perhaps this will... Continue Reading →

Day 3 NaPoWriMo 2022

The dew of the morning    Sunk chill on my brow— It felt like the warning    Of what I feel now. When We Two Parted, George Gordon Byron The dampness pervades Puckering my skin Against the cold light of... Continue Reading →

Travel musings OctPoWriMo2021 #2

This journey repeats My own daily pilgrimage Tribute unending What if I stayed on the bus? Or I slept oblivious?

OctPoWriMo2021 #1 Cascade into winter

October’s weather anticipates the winter Clear, glassy days interspersed with heavy showers A pervading sense of winter looming Scarves are swathed, encasing like a mummy Gloved hands thrust into pockets deep October’s weather anticipates the winter Sun shines on autumn leaves... Continue Reading →

OctPoWriMo2021 prequel

A year unparalleled in our lives beyond all our imagining I've sung daily and gardened Read and cooked and zoomed listened to vinyl and walked for miles but I've also been depressed and had days I did nothing but worry... Continue Reading →

Day 9 #OctPoWriMo – Circles

Dreams filled with random images Images of people and things I do not know Know that I am in a dream filled with weirdness Weirdness that keeps changing, interfering Interfering with my restful sleep Sleep that does not satisfy my... Continue Reading →

#OctPoWriMo 2019 #1 The darkness will not keep me down

When the night is black like pitch, With darkness creeping close; Staining everything it touches, Draining your joy and life Until emptiness is all that remains Remember always A tiny spark a forest fire will alight Its warmth and light... Continue Reading →

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