Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Another day of no poems.




The last apple bought in Amsterdam, consumed.

Sunday, 17 September 2017

short forms 17th September 2017

Chloe
moving her house
to mid America.
Endearing British accent
Terror


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glimmers of sun
from an overcast sky
swallows


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full house
various people
on bed and sofas
towel cupboard
slowly emptied


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evening fire
a bit early for Mabon
but welcome

hissing flames
dry conifer branches
and willow logs

sulking elder


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Nightmares. A refugee from American Threats.

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Friday, 15 September 2017

short form poetry

no threat
can disturb her
search for her brother's truth.
Did he die for nothing at all?
Hatred.


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overnight rain
the penalties of long grass
hidden dog poo


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annual review
booked in for weeks ahead
first available date
I can't help thinking
I've got fat again


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doctor's trip
referral to gender clinic
for T-blockers

referral to ENT
to get my nose broken
and repaired

increased Prozac


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her size depresses her. More prozac?

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Thursday, 14 September 2017

short forms 14th September 2017

new art
definition
for public sculpture park
"Kids could climb on that" defines worth.
Funding.


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wind blown clouds
reveal a moment of sunshine
wet grass


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doctor's appointment
you take what you're given
or not at all
Today clashes with jiu-jitsu
farewell, passion hobby


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worn out
boxing lesson
in jiu-jitsu

in the afternoon
a little sleepy
takes over

("she's old and needs naps")


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She needs more sleep, these days

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Tuesday, 12 September 2017

short forms 12th September 2017

his death
prompts funeral
rising costs at the shop
the undertaker's essential
service


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swifts
sweeping across the moorland
purple heather


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toadstools
creep like stubby fingers
on the forest floor
the dogs avoid them
rotting scents


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lethargy
infesting age
into my bones

so many stories
running through my head
so many books

so little enthusiasm


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overeating. An extra gym session required.

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Monday, 11 September 2017

short forms 9th September 2017

father's
blackened body
hooked up to life support
his face a glimpse of horror movie
for real


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sideways trees
and a downpour of rain
sunshine


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scattered friends
around the globe
community
psychotic writers
living in harmony


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losing ground
my interest in jiu-jitsu
waning

my teacher's interest in me
already waned
he has a new favourite

I cancel a competition


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faith in internet relationships now restored

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