Posts tagged ‘Creative Writing’

August 27, 2017

Treading Water

by helenmidgley

treading water

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August 19, 2017

Glow

by John S

When I’ve lit a warming fire,
the blooming flames go licking higher
engulfing piled up timbers-

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August 12, 2017

Poem of the Day – Flaked Window

by paturnerlee

Flaked Window

 

Tinkering with locks: busting open

So you can see the light; the fracture

Enact the vision.

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August 10, 2017

’63 VW

by Alanna

I have the heart & soul

of a ’63 VW Bug

In my youth

A steady warrior of the road

But now

A purring antiquity

That prefers the slow lane

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July 30, 2017

Poem of the Day – Chapel Creak

by paturnerlee

Chapel Creak

 

Bagged up belief; crushed in ice

Breaking light; an opening door

A law to itself; bulging and squeezing

Certain not pleasing; growing in the water

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July 25, 2017

Write Me

by Alanna

 

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photo by pixabay

The poem tugged on my apron strings

Begging for attention

When I ignored it

It crept into the kitchen of my mind

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July 23, 2017

Poem of the Day – Bleak Scratched Picture

by paturnerlee

Bleak Scratched Picture

 

Hanging barnacles,

Scraped from ships; for funeral windows

Covered in sheets to cover the able

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July 17, 2017

Contrasts, a big pond & an affinity

by Jem Croucher

As a rule you will find me
surrounded by green
I’m often the nicest place
you’ll have seen

The winter skies are
blue/grey and bright
The reflection of snow
glimmers by night

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July 13, 2017

Poem of the Day – Talking dripping riddles

by paturnerlee

Talking dripping riddles

 

Flash photography driven:

Reflecting black window vehicles

Cynical plywood fantasies wouldn’t be an issue

As tissue damp with rain from broken gutter spreads mustard seeds burning.

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June 27, 2017

Welcome To The Encore

by helenmidgley

welcome

June 21, 2017

Poem of the Day – Bloated Sea

by paturnerlee

Bloated Sea

 

Chuckle at winter thoughts; turning to Spring

Singing songs that mean more to mermaids than shells

Telling tales to whispering winds.

Things in bell towers ringing; true to the sun.

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June 11, 2017

Poem of the Day – Parked Open

by paturnerlee

Parked Open

 

Scalpel drawn in cut window seat

Completing the blood slit treat

Spending whisky a go go dancing decibels and burger bar banter

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June 9, 2017

Nobody!

by helenmidgley

nobody

June 1, 2017

Poem of the Day – Yes Ports Are Full

by paturnerlee

Yes Ports Are Full

 

High placed scenario: fallen from grace

Displaced; washing winds away

Corked eyes misty and sick of feeling.

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May 22, 2017

Poem of the Day – Ahtuf Kontrol

by paturnerlee

AHTUF KONTROL

 

Feeling, swimming; entering an instinct

 

Polished glass chipped in fathoms

Chasms deep; dark and missing

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May 21, 2017

Poem of the Day – AHTUF PATROL

by paturnerlee

AHTUF PATROL

 

Stale crusts, broken from edges of time:

Dry ripped and bitten.

 

Sitting in windows bleating

Whistling tunes to bar telling salesmen

Selling chisels for cleverly accounting wizards.

Scraping juice frozen on glass topped mountains.

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May 14, 2017

On The Edge

by helenmidgley

Colour

 

Text & Adaption : Helen Midgley

Original Photo : https://morguefile.com/creative/cohdra

May 14, 2017

Poem of the Day – Tickled Ink

by paturnerlee

Tickled Ink

 

Checked and crusty; wrapped in foil

Lining the out of body experience

In certain decision making appearance

We part in heart breaking silence

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May 2, 2017

Poem of the Day – Bucket Lump

by paturnerlee

 

Bucket Lump

 

 

 

Piles of pockets torn;

 

Crushing crest fallen penance

 

Because we dreamed of picked out harmonies

 

Charming trees that whistle in the wind:

 

Tunes with meaning.

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May 1, 2017

Different, Yet The Same

by helenmidgley

The same

 

Text & Adaption : Helen Midgley

Original Photo : https://morguefile.com/creative/hotblack

April 27, 2017

Poem of the day – Absolute

by paturnerlee

Absolute

 

Freezing, captured; falling for a crest of a wave

To stay: in wind curling white as the crinkled lace curtain flutters

Stained with yellow time

Felled because the inside is rotten

Forgotten the impact of a decision

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March 29, 2017

Poem the Day – Blazing Grey

by paturnerlee

Blazing Grey

 

Banked up buildings of soaking sand

Crumble in warm shallow pools of crushed ideas

A mere step away from the edge of the cliff

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March 23, 2017

Poem of the Day – Bell String

by paturnerlee

Bell String

 

Trawling levels of sand filled paper cups from stolen ships

Trips to the heart

A start of a new beginning; singing and dancing tunes

Balloons floating high to burst over purple shivering seas

Pleased to be in harmony

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March 22, 2017

Happy World Poetry Day!: An Homage to William Wordsworth

by scatterednotebooks

Ah, once again, there they go,
a slight roll of the eyes
and a recoil from something foul,
but we know – you and I –

but most I’ve met in daily life
react with mild disdain

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March 11, 2017

Poem of the Day – Broken Steam

by paturnerlee

Broken Steam

 

Slaves to dreams, to memories; to fallen friends

Or were they just companions: overtly closed hearted, hiding

Residing in the world of pain; the strain of reason

A seasonal challenge

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February 21, 2017

Poem of the day – Round the Oval

by paturnerlee

Round the Oval

 

Greased tin

Silver tongue soliloquies;

Wrapped around a vowel to spur on the empty headed

An assertive enquiry from the lift attendant.

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February 21, 2017

the last match

by Stephen Fuller

in my hand
i hold a match
the last match
from the box
dare me to light it
see what will burn
your soft lips
surround my dare
contain the fire
inside and invite
residual heat

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February 19, 2017

Poem of the day – Trapped in Schism

by paturnerlee

Trapped in Schism

 

Secret held in clever folding paper sleeves

Only skin deep perception

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