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Whispering Candles

A big part of the enjoyment of the National/Global Poetry Writing Month challenge in April is to be exposed to new forms of poetry and encouraged to step outside of writing comfort zones. 150 more words


When Spring Announces Its Arrival

Unlike Autumn, Spring sneaks in all quiet like.

Without the rumble and howling,

the shuddering treetops

and whirlwinds of copper confetti.

You don’t really notice the green arriving… 102 more words


Hiding In The Bathroom The Morning After

‘Well you know of course

when you know who closes a door

he always opens a window.’

Except I’ve been eating on too many pizzas, 148 more words


Memories From The Playground

At primary school I learnt how to skip.

It was one of those games

that didn’t require someone else

to hold the rope,

unless you wanted them to. 36 more words


NaPoWriMo Day Fourteen

Taken By Shadows

This thing carved you out of yourself bit by bit,

shaking us from your mind like loose change

to spin and skitter away from the person we knew.

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Where the moon meets the sea

there are pathways of silver,

mapped out on the ocean

like needlework seams.


with the waves at our heels, 86 more words


Walls and Doors - Haibun

The first thing we taught each other, was how to close doors in the other one’s face. How to stack the bricks just so, mortar the cracks, keep the lines level. 203 more words