Poetry Category

Djeran

When the ants become active.

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Thirteen ways to count your chickens

IFive hens scurry around the yard,scratching and preening,dust baths and dust ups

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Love is a string of cheese

‘Who says a heart must be rent
At an emotional whirlwind’s whim?’ Poetry this week for the YeahWrite #416 NonFiction grid.

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Seven seconds

Seven seconds to draw a breath

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Lovers’ tryst

Prompted by their tryst eternal, Sea sends wave on crashing wave, Churning, frothing, roiling Ocean, spits her foaming peaks so bright. Sand awaits impatiently, holding to his word and promise.

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Rebuilding Democracy

  I wrote this a while back. Still seems relevant. Apartheid imprisons Equality. In darkness and solitude, segregated for colour, it breeds with Revolt to produce swearing, jostling words plotting escape. Freedom creeps out one night, slinking past guards, disguised as Non-violence. Opportunity seeks refuge and gains followers in New York and London. After twenty-seven […]

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Rising Dawn and Fleeing Passions

I pick my way through clothes, scattered across the floor. Yanked from our bodies in urgent, heated tugs, they lie jumbled, tumbled, A confusion of his and hers and yours and mine and who’s sock is this, I can’t quite see? Fumbling, stumbling, clutching, gathering armfuls as I go,

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And So It Goes

Their eyes met, her heart beat a little faster, “hi” she said. He smiled quietly. “You’re the one. The one I’ve been searching for all my life,” she said. He smiled quietly.

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