Poetry Blogs (Jul 2011, Love)
trevor homer on TAKE BACK MANCHESTER [on the anniversary of the Peterloo massacre] (59 minutes ago)
On a bit of a writing spree at the moment...
Usually not a good sign...
Maybe quiet times,
Holding tight, a lost
Limb in paradox.
Floating, timid touching
And left over bone
All quivers, left
To the elements
We talk about
Ourselves in the
Thursday 21st July 2011 1:31 am
It’s about sensing what’s genuine ole Man!
You know I believe in you as the relationship is
But why play the game with me?
Take the red pill or take the blue pill,
That’s the choice we’re told,
But as little as I was,
The red and blue were thrust upon me
Thursday 21st July 2011 12:11 am
Those days we wished
We hadn’t woken up,
Propped up with pillows
Perhaps, with our legs
Curled around the covers.
Arms folded appropriately
Around ourselves, holding
Chests in, pulling the guts
Spilling across the bed
Back into ourselves.
We talk then don’t talk,
And a quiet shudder or two
In the gutter was the onl...
Wednesday 20th July 2011 1:21 am
Another draft, for your enjoyment...
Cutt and Pastels
Tuesday 19th July 2011 11:25 pm
She said that I looked Irish, as we sat and warmed our hands
Beating djembe herding us to sway and stamp and clap
I looked across and through the flames
That sighed and licked up over logs
Into her eyes, in all their eyes
The light: not fading, changed
Scarlet ribbons curling around
Stripes of orange a...
Thursday 14th July 2011 9:46 am
For I Am Woman
It’s not I be the narcissi
I sometimes see,
It’s not the sultry look
Of woman gazing on in disbelief,
It is not cold,
But worry of - Mother to be.
I am with child!
And my state of being reflected
In this mirror surrounds my every
Wednesday 6th July 2011 7:57 am