Poetry Blogs (2015, Christmas)
poemagraphic on Smoke and Mirrors (A Letter to Section Twenty Eight) (5 hours ago)
Christmas has gone like a flatulent fart
silent night is just a mattress
the hosannas that rang no longer ring true
three ships sailed over the bright horizon
while the sales are flexing and long overdue.
Family groups have dispersed once again
the elders tucked safely away
an alcoholic haze drifts by
on the back of the special day.
Tuesday 29th December 2015 4:05 pm
Hearts heave a relief
on silent beds
of every young child.
Wreaths of activity
yearning for a peace
that never arrives.
Following evening star
in slipshod time
of glittered hope
and gifted uncertainty
in each other's eyes.
© Katypoetess 2015
Thursday 24th December 2015 5:10 pm
At the end of another day
the Antarctic fields tell no story
the researchers move slowly
conserving heat in the blistering cold
with their late flaring mirages of haloed breath
as the air peels away.
The ice maiden has wandered
far from her glassy hide
leaving an impression behind
where a freezing moon scythe
divides the ti...
Friday 18th December 2015 4:24 pm
Mum, you are my candlelight,
my angel, and my Silent Night.
More precious than a gift of gold
who wraps me up when I am cold.
Mum, you are my Christmas Day,
my North Star, and my snow bouquet.
You are my joy, my verse, my rhyme,
who I love more each Christmas time.
Thursday 17th December 2015 9:38 am
Friday 11th December 2015 12:51 pm
The festive lights sparkle
The eyes of my strangers
I assimilate insensibly
For it is dark where I am
And they do not understand
Why there is no tree
Innocent laughter tears
From warm-hearted tokens
My gift is emptiness
For it is cold where I am
And he doesn’t understand
Why there is no tree
Smiles of c...
Wednesday 9th December 2015 2:01 pm
Lovely news this morning. Just heard that my poem, 'Minced Lies' has been selected by poet, Di Coffey, to appear in the Winter Showcase of publishing house, Poetry Space Ltd.
You can see the ten poems chosen by Di Coffey HERE. Go and have a look.
Have a great weekend everyone.
Saturday 5th December 2015 10:14 am
Tuesday 20th January 2015 7:55 am