Monthly Archives: November 2013

Poem 46

I wake at odd hours Glance at my clock It never lies Never what I want to see. I want the hours to pass For the darkness to end I can’t wait for the dawn. That moment when you realise … Continue reading

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Sunday Photo Fiction – Hulk

I am reminded of a ship I once saw in the little bay at Rhodes. It lay there rotting and over the years I noticed the continuing deterioration of this once majestic vessel. I asked myself on more than one … Continue reading

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Prompt 29: Rorshach Test – Cockroaches

Dear Doctor Fixall, Thank you for seeing me today. I have studied the image you have given me and I think I have unearthed the source of my issues. I have a morbid fear of cockroaches. That’s what I see … Continue reading

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Ligo Haibun Challenge – Faery

I am sitting in the corner of the room; the troll has been rampaging for some hours now. It is to do with my not completing my assigned task. I am terrified at having attracted his ire, and so early … Continue reading

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Poem 45

My world was once upon a time yellow My colour of  fear. It permeated every aspect of life Day to day Living and loving Nothing was exempt. But my confidence has grown I am bluer now, My favourite colour. I … Continue reading

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Poem 44

A bell rings announcing the break Its lunch and you sit back Take a deep breath Relax for a second It has been an arduous morning Demands you didn’t anticipate Question you couldn’t answer Grief Sadness Depression All in a … Continue reading

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Poem 43

I sit at the window Watching the street You’ll be here Any minute now. My heart rate builds My smile broadens The buses on time. Thank goodness. I see you In your grey suit A little dishevelled now Striding purposefully … Continue reading

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Poem 42

In my space there is space For games and improvisation For trying the impossible and making it seem possible. Play is important It frees your mind It bends those rules That curtail and hinder progress The ones you have implanted … Continue reading

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Poem 41

I watch you across a room You strut, You flout, You don’t care About the boy in the corner. He doesn’t exist He has no opinion. You care little to pass a second with him But he watches, Not fascinated, … Continue reading

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Poem 40

Bombs whistle, explode Ear deafening Deafened. Staring no where Looking in and seeing Change Destruction Bits gone Self no more. Replaced by An automation. I eat, I piss, I shit I never sleep. No words describe the horror No words … Continue reading

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