Poetry Blog by Yolande
on Never Shag A Poet (Tue, 30 Aug 2011 08:03 pm)
on Masks (Tue, 7 Dec 2010 05:48 pm)
At dawn of day no mask is worn,
There is no sense of me,
Parental impositions shape,
Cladding what you’ll be.
Early morning now reveals
Half phantom mask in place,
Literal, and concrete,
This quicksilver new face.
Late morning sees a new
And abstract mask will now arrive,
Constant motion sets ...
Wednesday 17th November 2010 11:06 pm
Never Shag A Poet
Sitting at my table I’m a face in the crowd
As I listen to the words that are read;
The stories and the laughs and the horrors that I hear
Reveal brief but clear glimpse inside your head.
Loss it would seem is a theme that recurs
As each poet lets their story unfold;
In all of it’s guises, it’s many shapes and sizes,
Events are now painfully retold.
Death is t...
Sunday 20th September 2009 8:06 pm
Whether to be or not to be,
To take a chance on you and me.
What to do or not to do,
A second choice for me and you.
Infinite possibilities there,
What to withhold or what to share.
Strands of viable outcomes meet,
Wait your permission before they seek
The path, or strand you then will take.
The random choice that’s now your fate
So trembling stand at crossroad, r...
Saturday 15th August 2009 8:36 pm