Monthly Archives: April 2013

30/30 Poetry Challenge – WXW -Day 12

Subliminal Subluxation   as a spine shifts so you shift from our family to theirs my words no longer the last   though for now your name is ours already you seek their approbation     Advertisements

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30/30 Poetry Challenge – WXW -Day 11

Getting Older I remember you saying the young are like rosebuds beautiful full of promise but closed a full-blown rose shows all to those who walk in the garden open I gently allow my petals to fall returning my essence … Continue reading

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30/30 Poetry Challenge – WXW -Day 10

Swipers    Lying in wait for drivers trapped in immobile cars. In this direction, it is the windscreen-wipers. Northbound, they clutch stunted roses packaged for those en-route to the dead centre of the town see another response to today’s prompt … Continue reading

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30/30 Poetry Challenge – WXW -Day 9

Second Fiddle made first the large pot-bellied violin was always destined to play second fiddle see another response to this prompt here

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30/30 Poetry Challenge – WXW -Day 8

I dare not imagine today my imagination will not even take me as far as this sheet of paper yet my grandmother who normally showed no artistic flair tipped two small chairs harnessed a rocking horse and led us to … Continue reading

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30/30 Poetry Challenge – WXW -Day 7

Into the Valley of Death “The only road for an Englishman”* lead to this grim plain this salient point, this Pryse* paid. “We are making a new world” ** not a green valley yielding produce but a sodden marshy plain. … Continue reading

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30/30 Poetry Challenge – WXW -Day 6

6- things people say “I have forced myself to contradict myself In order to avoid conforming to my own tastes.” ― Marcel Duchamp things people say “it’ll all come out in the wash” they say but it won’t not if … Continue reading

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