Poetry Blogs (2019, distraction)
Nicola Beckett on Stay with me (7 hours ago)
Nicola Beckett on Out of reach (8 hours ago)
A magenta sky
greets my morning sigh.
Another majestic day,
lost in the minutia of life.
paralyzing dream sabers.
Download another book,
refresh the poet's page.
Escape, behind a waterfall
Dry your eyes,
face your fears.
Tuesday 9th June 2020 4:31 pm
Mind spinning faster than a cyclone.
Do this, do that ad infinitum.
Worry about things beyond my control
until the scowl line blinds my third eye.
Waste life surfing the net,
following every link that promises to take me higher,
faster, farther than the languid loop of my existence.
Why does it never seem enough?
I long to escape the stoic-ease,
walk hand-in-hand among redwood t...
Tuesday 6th August 2019 7:26 am
I watch them engrossed in their hand held devices,
The only thought I have is what's the point, What's the point of talking when there's no listening,
Communication is lost to an electronic device.
Likes only feed an ego that should not grow, Comments from strangers that do not stay but go.
Posting and waiting for the above,
This what their life has become.
I watch them slip away into a di...
Tuesday 14th August 2018 1:59 am
Let not distraction keep you!
When The Drama of the perfume Fades
The Tossing Tousled hair parades
Settle in a lazy muse and the moon no longer lingers,
When the mystery seems tired as the night turns day,
The conversation feels hired as the wine wears away,
When reality strings together like a cellists’ tune,
Awaking your longing for a richer room
Be the see...
Saturday 20th May 2017 10:21 am
I carry a notebook most of the time
the idea, it seemed, to record my impressions
of being and living and all the worlds charms
but it was hijacked and now, instead,
lists the timing and clearance of a CBR
alongside the method for removal of a Zetec
I may be reminded of its primary task
as I stare through the glass, at the spiders posting
poison pen letters to...
Friday 7th March 2014 5:34 pm