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Hum a tune when your words seem lost
and refuse to paint the world you see
better than your sulking silence
court back your  muse with melody… 96 more words


Rising Up

She shook her hair

Till it fell in layers, down the regal slope of her shoulders.

She shook her jacket

Till the crumbs of a hasty lunch fell free from the tweed. 83 more words

Let It Rhyme

Whispered Promise

Monday’s challenge for d’Verse Poets is a quadrille using the word whisper.  I’m also sharing with Real Toads for the Tuesday Platform.

The sun rises… 42 more words


Broken Heart

Today’s challenge for Real Toads is to write a poem that describes a human in terms of things, focusing on diction and imagery.  I’m also sharing at… 43 more words


Crossing the Bridge

I’m a bit late, but I’m joining d’Verse Poets with the challenge to write a poem about a bridge.  I’m also sharing with Real Toads for the… 46 more words


RIVER CROSSINGS for dVerse poets

Crossing the Dargaville Bridge over the Northern Wairoa River on a misty morning is an act of faith.  From the middle of the bridge onwards there is nothing but damp cloud, and one can never be sure whether the road actually does carry on to the far bank.  50 more words


The Primitive Streak

Artwork image copyright Petru J Viljoen

I can’t see it. The love that is. It’s probably
my fault. Too engrossed with the shadow-
play on the walls of my skull. 58 more words