Monthly Archives: February 2016

Elysia

Elysia it was a strange awakening glass sharp. we rode tandem through the blur of an old film she breathed promises on the back of my neck laughing the air tingled with sepia summerness drifting bon-fire smoke cut grass. hushed … Continue reading

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In A Stew

In A Stew Mother said, ‘Simmer it, don’t let it bubble’. The trouble is the thermostat is knackered. I stood there, stirring it over ninety minutes blending OXOs, cornflour and mixed herbs in it. Then the bell rung at the … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

The dVerse challenge today is from Whimseygizmo, a Quadrille to include the word ‘bubble’. quiet togetherness golden memories floating forever suspended in rainbow bubble-glow inspiring your graceful one-mindedness innocent open-mouthed wonder viewed from a place shaded with hues of mellow … Continue reading

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Your Ship Came In

You lingered in a deep and restless sea, Ostensibly, a man content to be Untethered by the bonds of wedded bliss; Resistant to the charms of every Miss. Simplistic in your chosen way of life, Hard-fast, you vowed to never … Continue reading

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For England. For a Son.

Bodhirose has set the challege of a Rondel for d’Verse Poet’s Pub     for England. for a son manipulation reigned an English maiden tamed this history begun sacred laws undone a regal country stained for England. for a son … Continue reading

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Flight of Haiku

the wings of haiku fly high over many heads skimming chosen few

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A Villanelle for Anne

A Villanelle for Anne They failed to filch her fine and noble mien when Anne Boleyn endured the bloody stand. Poor Queen! So swift the sword on Tower Green. Fifteen thirty three could not foresee this heinous act by Cromwell’s … Continue reading

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