Tag Archives: Poetry

My October Symphony, Part 7 – Hoovering Up Shadows

I do not hear the delivery man over the noise of the vacuum cleaner, but over the past year he’s become a usefully persistent knocker so eventually I do. I make a joke; I say: ‘sorry, I was hoovering. Once … Continue reading

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In Wisteria

In wisteria The air is trying to breathe Morning is tangled. I wanted to capture in some way the knowingness of wisteria. Hints in its name. Wistful hysteria. A social climber climbing when your back is turned. How in bloom it can’t … Continue reading

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Mad at Me

Updating my website this week – an activity which generally throws up two questions for me: 1) What is the website doing, really?, and 2) Is this the best I can do? The first I can answer reasonably well enough, … Continue reading

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Poppy Seeds on My Soul

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Against the Business of Birdsong

The Writer’s Digest 2015 April Poem a Day Challenge begins. It’s a thing I was alerted to by a fellow-blogging gunpowder wraith – and something I figured could bring a little (clears throat) structure to my days for a wee … Continue reading

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Soon Passed – a (last) Cut-Out Poem

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Cold Green Like Ice Cream – a Cut-Out Poem

 

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