Monthly Archives: November 2014

Exordium & Terminus

Our days fade into the twilight , into the twilight and gone ; gone forever those days , days that faded and are gone into the twilight ; That fading twilight lost somewhere in our empty tomorrows , with all … Continue reading

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Scenes From A Domestic Incident

His arm moves like a windshield wiper in a downpour , cutting and cutting and cutting cutting all across a wooden doll face ; sobbing and crying and crying crying in the corner , two young children cowering from the … Continue reading

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Rorke’s Drift ( 1879 )

Slow as acorns time awakens , shadows lengthen ; life and death flit across the moon lit fields , waving flags at the staring moon’s face , lit by death’s silent flit across flags , waved by staring faces flitting … Continue reading

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The Bear and Her Cubs

Winter has returned and with it the migrating Bear and her eager Cubs , their old habitat deserted the Forest and Wild , not so plentiful of natural prey as once was ; They are hungrier this year the Bear … Continue reading

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What Does A Poet Do ?

I salvage truth from the wreckage of existence , I repair the broken things tossed aside by those in too much of a hurry , I perform triage on the wounds nothing and no-one else can ever ” heal ” … Continue reading

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In the Silence

A silent apartment , a dark room , something is wrong not the way it ought to be , space is curling up at the corners like torn wallpaper on a damp wall , there’s nothing he can do nothing … Continue reading

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Writer’s Block

I, I was I was going I was going to , write ; write a write a poem , but ; but it but it seems , that: that I that I can’t , can’t ; can’t seem can’t seem … Continue reading

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