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10 December 2013
1 December 2013
30 November 2013
29 November 2013
28 November 2013
Here in the Caldera, living is good.
26 November 2013
25 November 2013
Also linking to dVerse Poetics, 1 March 2014, on invisibility. (Mum's extra eyes may have been invisible; our misdeeds were not!)
24 November 2013
23 November 2013
things like that to a computer.
Many of the phrases used were found in the Wikipedia article; some quoted verbatim.
22 November 2013
21 November 2013
say never, do you?
20 November 2013
19 November 2013
18 November 2013
Well, it's based on a sevenling at least. Each of the first two verses is supposed to connect three things. In my first verse there are three physical objects: bed, pentacle and neck. In the second it's a bit more strained, but I see earth and air as natural opposites (1), also fire and water (2), leaving the stand-alone spirit (3).
Also submitted for Poets United's Verse First (7 lines to do with work and place).
Also submitted for Poet's United's Verse First (7 lines written in a place where you don't usually write).
Submitted for Poets United's Poetry Pantry #363 (23 July 2017)
14 November 2013
although you demonstrate with skill.
it won’t be hard to be a cat.
13 November 2013
I always wanted
Today was the day I turned 74.
The person concerned did recover from this episode.)
12 November 2013
my old tiger.
Poetic Asides November Poem A Day Chapbook Challenge, day 8: Inanimate object.
9 November 2013
Being poor is temporary
Being poor is becoming trendy
being poor is an interesting experience
Being poor is that it deprives people of their dreams
being poor is like a maze
Being poor isn't
Oops! I don't think this one goes in a book for children!
every line, including title, that begins with 'being poor' is from Google.