Category Archives: Poems In Text

She Sees Him

sipping Earl Grey from the Flora Danica porcelain                                          she tastes traces of his mouth singing echos of Nirvana at speed … Continue reading

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She Lays Flowers

She lays flowers by a green painted fence. Others lay them too, but not so often now. They tell her, stop, but she knows he can sense she lays flowers. Today she leaves tulips and a quiet vow; he will … Continue reading

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Kissing Out Scrumping

squabs squatting on treetops stuck between bide and fly how do you know if wings work? the youth club was a place for the bigguns littluns allowed thursdays six  thirty ’till eight we strode along the spinney path you in your tan suede jacket your voice … Continue reading

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A Time

  Victoria has set the Quadrille prompt for today. Dverse Poets Pub.   A Time It was the end of a long, damp summer late mornings early elation discovery learning innocence guilt the end the beginning all we had been … Continue reading

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Musical Dip

Victoria has set the prompt at dverse pub poets today. It is a Quatrian Refrain comprising eight lines: two tercets and a couplet, eight syllables per line or iambic tetrameter, your choice, first line is a refrain, repeated as the last … Continue reading

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Stressed To Kill

Bodhirose has set today’s prompt. Our challenge for today is to use the following fourteen words in the order presented: stay, sits, play, wits, fits, comedy, flits, tragedy, eye, smart, cry, heart, moan, stone.  These words were borrowed from a … Continue reading

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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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