Category Archives: Ekphrasic Poetry

Fleeing the Scene ( A Short Story )

Heart and lungs ached beyond mortal endurance as he fled, and heard with dread the footsteps behind him,seemingly chasing after him on the dark country lane. He cursed his own folly for having given in to a panic which as … Continue reading

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A Quiet Place

Quiet as sunlight on a window pane quiet as a snowdrop falling in winter, quiet now the Earth stands the Earth stands still; all our years have passed us by and are gone into the abyss of nostalgia; Every waking … Continue reading

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The Poem of Uncertainty

to begin writing without the assurance that you will finish what now two lines ago you started, leaves this writer in an ever deepening philosophical quandry; what if the words don’t make it to the end of the poem? what … Continue reading

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Flicks

Stumbling along wet evening streets glancing at the jigsaw faces from years ago torn and flapping, trying to recall who they were their names erased by years of exile from the beams of projectors piercing the spiralling smoke with their … Continue reading

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Flaneur :- Arts Council Funded

The gallery was crowded, the Flaneur felt a frisson of ennui, ” comment? ” his forefinger jabbed toward the photograph, a man apparently stood on a mat that was adjacent a bus stop, a casual reading of the tableau would … Continue reading

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Lord of the Rings ( Part 6 )

A time of breaking apart and meetings, a time for farewells and greetings; Boromir dead and the fellowship scattered, Frodo and Sam gone to Mordor with the only thing that mattered; On the trail to rescue Pippin and Merry whom … Continue reading

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#ImAnArtistBecause

#ImAnArtistBecause , what’s not to like about, failure, poverty, & social isolation? Staring at…. waiting for something that wasn’t going to happen; the sound of allotted time, of a line running out, of seconds disappearing, a hectic drumming…. FOOTNOTE FOR … Continue reading

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