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Poetry Thought for the End of 2015: Rhymes What Don’t Work

To Rhyme or not To Rhyme, that is the question. I’ve been pondering this question ever since a friend of mine complained, good-humouredly, about a rhyme that only worked if you ‘put on’ a really posh accent. I’m sure the author in question never … Continue reading

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In Response to ‘The Windhover’ by Gerard Manley Hopkins

A Spiritual Flight, A Vision – An Awakening   The flight of many memories emerging merci- fully, within the realm of daylight, dawn, and daybreak, to drift, and glide before the rolling hills and meadows, across a chessboard, chequered with herds of … Continue reading

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Picture Poetry From the Beginning 4

  

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Magnetic Poetry Day Five

  The card is by Fabrications, Moore and Moore – hand made in the UK

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Day 10 – Featuring on this site for the first time…

…my first collaboration of the year, a poem originally published in the Paperbook Collective ‘zine, in February Chinese New Year Haiku   Sweet Cherry Blossom Showering prosperity Drifts like confetti.   As lanterns meet stars O’er the Eastern hemisphere, A new … Continue reading

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Postcard Poetry – Arrival in Dusseldorf

Finally we arrive In Dusseldorf after slow, Rush hour traffic, Stop, start, stop, start, all the way Into the bustling city- A vibrant city. People milling everywhere As we find our way Round the busy square to see Students gather … Continue reading

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Postcard Poetry from Kaunertal, Austria

A poem in tribute to ‘O Tannebaum’, a traditional German folk song Oh Kaunertal, oh Kaunertal How lovely are your ski slopes? All summer long I’ll sing this song And wonder at your beauty Oh Kaunertal, oh Kaunertal, How lovely … Continue reading

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