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So happy to be one of the poets Anne Benjamin invited to write with her in this new collaborative tanka project, along with Jan Foster, Claire Everett, Marilyn Humbert, Patrica Prime, Luminita Suse and Carmel Summers.  47 more words


The Torment of Salmoneus

*By Rebecca Shapland and Phen Weston*

Burning cold water licks his toes
And the winds tug and pull at his clothes,
Whisper with woe it’s too late it’s too late… 178 more words


Threadbare Fragments

No broken doll
was she…

She who drifted in
reflective whimsy
while fragments of her visage
slipped to dance
beyond erudite hues,

into and through… 119 more words


Ludic Convulsions

When your world
falls apart,
and all that’s left
for you are selfies,
and photos of
your food
my memories will
be imprinted
in wood… 90 more words


Writing Collaborative Performance Poems

One of my hopes for the new year was to try out new ways of writing and performing, and the start of 2016 has happily involved just that: I’ve been composing and performing lots of collaborative poems! 2,135 more words

Performance Poetry

Volcanic Love

You smell like love –
like beautiful,
empty promises
filled with
grisly remorse
pumped full of
electrifying pheromones

You taste like
forgotten dreams
forged in a… 73 more words


Maladjusted Ether

Find me wasting away
in glass bottoms
with wisps of
decadent bourbon,
and tones of
charbroiled cast-iron
casks emanating
from a kisser
that sooner
swallows death… 117 more words