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Christmas Sells!

Christmas tills loudly ring Calling louder than the pealing of church bells Ka-ching! Christmas cheer Is in short supply In the aisles I fear As people push and pull And shout and mutter In hordes descending For the food that... Continue Reading →

#31 OctPoWriMo – Mysterious is the way

An acrostic poem to celebrate my first time with OctPoWriMo Many words, this month, have left my pen Yattering and battering from head to page Striving to create, learning to grow Teaching new forms and ways. Every day has been... Continue Reading →

#24 OctPoWriMo – When Lovers Meet

He loved her hair when he saw her first Her back was turned to him He courted her with books And comparing reading lists She wrote love poems for him Which she kept hidden Until a friend convinced her One... Continue Reading →

#16 OctPoWriMo – Losing your fears and tears

Fears and Tears Before I began this poem I never realised How many of my fears Are connected to family ties. The fear of losing them Is always the most obvious But there are others too That only I might... Continue Reading →

#OctPoWriMo #10 – ‘power’

POWER IS DANGEROUS Pride and prejudice Overwhelming force Wanton uncaring Exploited easily Ripe for corruption International relations Superpowers colluding Depths of despair Anger; rage against the 'man' No genuine care Greedy and grasping Enough is never enough Right out of... Continue Reading →

#OctPoWriMo #7 – Crossing the Line

I spoke out of turn Told a truth none wanted to hear I broke the line From friend to enemy In an instant Quicker than a blinking eye She hated me For telling a truth She didn't want to hear... Continue Reading →

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