Poetry Blog by Graham Sherwood

Still Life

This rendezvous, arranged the previous week

and after fifty years, here you are.

Offering the feintest of smiles, we remain face to face

just looking, studying each other’s wrinkles, creases, lines

searching for clues

why and when these features had been etched, wondering

how each other’s lives had become watermarked

with such ghostly timelines

chiselled on our brows, our c...

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Distasteful and unwanted WOL Messenger comments

It has become apparent that some members are using the WOL private messaging facility to send unwanted critique and/or inappropriate commentary to other poets in the knowledge that such comments are not seen by the membership at large.

Should any member receive such unwanted criticism, which they feel might overstep the boundary of constructive criticism (for which the blog forum is intended) t...

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