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The wrong legs

twenty years ago I stood naked in front of the mirror
and was dismayed to see it was all going South.
maybe my perception or my expections have changed… 351 more words


Wha Fe Call I' - Valerie Bloom

Thank you to Jayne King for drawing my attention to the poem, “Wha Fe Call I’” By Valerie Bloom. The poem examines the oddities of that wonderful language, English, ( 6 more words


"If" / Prelutsky


If a baseball breaks a window,
does it cause the window pain?
If it rains upon a lion,
do the droplets water mane?
If you try to wring a lemon, 536 more words

POMEGRANATES Somewhat Longer Verse

I met A Girl Who Wasn't There (With Apologies To Hughes Mearns)

With apologies to poet Hughes Mearns, here is my rewriting of his poem, “Antigonish (I met a Man Who Wasn’t There)”. Mearn’s poem (which is in the public domain) follows on after mine. 155 more words


#atozchallenge Purple and pink

My protaganist liked pretty paper and ink;
she purchased purple paper and pens in pink.
Poppy was a poet and a pauper to boot – 93 more words


#atozchallenge Incorrigible

I got stuck with my interpretation of the word incorrigible
in the same way that my dad got stuck
with his eight gallons of blood. 352 more words


The Lady and the Rake

“Sir you are a rake
And shouldst forsake
This life driven by desire,
For the fire
Down below is hot
And old Nick has got… 51 more words