Poet Brain (30w)

Unfinished words bewitchingly buzz
Swarming through my head like clusters of noise I can't ignore
As their mutter quickens the more I become aware I need to fulfill their purpose

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The Back Bedroom

In the back bedroom,
between pillars of poetry pamphlets;
the canyon that echoes Chaucer and Poe.
Where last week’s crockery lies a fossil
and sedimentary layers of coffee show.
A wastepaper bin of crumpled first drafts,
waiting to erupt it’s potential.
Bed sheets blown over a notebook graveyard,
buried too deep to show their credential.
Crisp packets breed between clothes on the floor,
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Mont Blanc #1

Will you buy me that slick pen
so expensive, so beautiful

I wonder will you wrap it
in specially chosen paper

some coastal scene perhaps
engraved with my initials

a pretty choice of inks
will I unwrap it on my birthday, beaming

say ‘thanks so much’ and kiss you
then write hard of my betrayals?

 

(Jan 2016)

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Writers unblock

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Solitary, after the day retreat’s,

the only light a screen.

Cold fingers giving shape to thought,

of worlds as yet unseen.

 

Cocooned in blackness of unearthly space, 

untethered from an anchored mind.

Ideas gestate in such a place,

where fertile matter seeks to find.    

 

Drifting far from expectation,

no longer confined to Journeys plan.

Reluctant recipient o...

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