Poetry Blog by Stockport WoL
Nigel Astell on March 2020 Collage Poem: There’s a Rumour Going Round that Street (Tue, 10 Mar 2020 03:52 pm)
Nigel Astell on February 2020 Collage Poem: Don’t Go Down that Street (Tue, 11 Feb 2020 02:41 pm)
John F Keane on February 2020 Collage Poem: Don’t Go Down that Street (Tue, 11 Feb 2020 12:55 am)
jennifer Malden on February 2020 Collage Poem: Don’t Go Down that Street (Mon, 10 Feb 2020 11:49 pm)
Nigel Astell on January 2020 Collage Poem: Famous People I've Never Met (Wed, 15 Jan 2020 12:50 pm)
Don Matthews on October 2019 Collage Poem: Don’t Pick up Hitchhikers (Fri, 18 Oct 2019 12:50 pm)
Dreading the task of a thousand spots
Lost worlds now more than just regrets or soiled paths not taken
Walking through life with coke, crack, and endless possibilities.
In the amber of panic a book of hauntology is born
The biggest April fools prank ever
Miniature portraits of a poetic diaspora under curfew still deliver haunting lines
Gaining a better view at the edge of the world
Friday 3rd April 2020 1:48 pm
Righteous and correct, the clown wilts
Rumour has it I saw someone in costume
From a magazine advertising hard goods.
It’s left my heads in bolts and screwed up.
Unlock my imagination.
No you can’t have a pancake: it’s Saturday!
Run your fingers through the rubble
At the altar of vengeance
Rumour has it, God is forgotten and pancakes need Nutella....
Tuesday 10th March 2020 11:33 am
There’s a rumour going round that street
Pushing past their little destinies
Caught short Shakespear relieved himself against the corn sheaves
The fox startled bit the leg of the harvest jigger
The painting has little time to dry, as poets' pens begin.
To take down a street of music, blended to new worlds of rhyme.
Underneath the moon
The rabbit did not sto...
Monday 10th February 2020 11:11 pm
In the new dawn of dreams
Adolf sits on his final throne of dirt dug deep,
Wondering if the English Bard would have loved him so,
Don’t go down that street!
We are wild-walking beings with a side of dark heart.
Sheep have beautiful contours and very furry
Hurry up Steinbeck, you’re rambling
Sitting on tailored lawns through polished glass
Not as cool in old b...
Tuesday 14th January 2020 5:23 pm