Category: Poems

Who would have thought it? Montreal was the answer to human salvation. Due to its specific geographic location, prevailing winds and ocean currents and distance from any of the active fault lines, Montreal was the one place where the air was still breathable, the climate was habitable and the landscape stable. Peering through the curtains […]
via MONTREAL – WHO KNEW? — Iain Kelly
I once knew a lady who snored So her husband, who she just adored Bought some earplugs and glue ‘Cos he knew what to do. Yes, those plugs—in her nostrils—he stored. Image from Deposit Photos © 2017 For exclusive updates and a free book of poems, join the mailing list!
via Snoring — Robbie Yates
Held by the sideOf the heart growing wideNear the solace and silence of souls The circuitry liedAs if something defiedWhat was certainly seen as a hole No given key,Could find any degree,Nor position or pressure to turn For rust and debrisLeft the tumblers unfreeSo no purchase a person could earn Even with picksAnd with dynamite […]
via Locks — constant VARIABLE
I don't share enough so I am going to do more of it.  For those who don't know Judy you can find her at her blog below.  I follow her not only for some of the fab poems and pictures she posts but also because she has a life so very different to mine so it is fascinating to see.  Michael
Today’s prompt being “spoof,” I decided to resurrect this parody of Gerald Manley Hopkins’ poem “Pied Beauty,” one of my first blogs ever back in 2014: Pied Beauty II Thanks be to Sara Lee for appled things— For pies, for apple fritters and for thin-rolled strudel crust; For pastries of the fruit of […]
via Pied Beauty II — lifelessons - a blog by Judy Dykstra-Brown