Poetry Blogs (2009, WOLOP.dec)
December was a great month for poetry on WOL ��" very many voters confirming my thoughts and finding it difficult to choose just one poem. Nonetheless, one winner/ one poet did shine through ��" with two of her poems Rejection and Little Clock receiving 3 votes each. That winner is Rachel McGladdery, a very welcome and talented new addition to the WOL ranks. I was surprised that men didn’t als...
Tuesday 5th January 2010 3:12 pm
Wednesday 30th December 2009 5:53 pm
Thursday 24th December 2009 2:32 am
From the things I've done to you
Now your dead arm swings loose
And your bruised eye won't open
These things I've done to you
An evening among friends, descends
Now we're alone
Now you start on me again
Buttons all pushed, again
You try to stand your ground
But I'll always shout louder
Surely safer to just settle down?
Cower, out in the...
Tuesday 22nd December 2009 2:18 pm
Came the cold and distant midnight
Tolling long bell steel and frost
Calling all to bide and cherish
Calling all who were cold and lost
Came the silk black wings of night
Came the moon birds sweetness calling
Feathering high upon their flight
Mercury stars fire flashing
As though to meet them
Beneath a hunter’s moon for light
In the silver bright extolling
Came there witc...
Monday 7th December 2009 8:45 pm