Category Archives: Life & Emotion

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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Would I Return

A prompt by Adhra for d’verse – poets pub So today I ask this question to you – do you want to reborn as who you are? Do you think you could come back like a bird? What would you … Continue reading

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The Bridge

Today is Haibun Monday at dVerse.  A haibun is a Japanese form that combines prose with haiku. Photography courtesy of gabriella. It had been an unrelenting journey. We’d cowered from the savage rage of milky-headed mountains; endured the critical eye of … Continue reading

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Truth

    Reason or rhyme ambiguous Dark fading to light obscure Head definitely off

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The Day The Dog Turned by Dan Adey

The day the dog turned was written by the very talented Dan Adey in the old days of the BBC Get Writing site. It remains one of the most profound and memorable poems I have ever read. In the morning … Continue reading

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