Jubilee Floats #poetry

Jubilee floats trundle over the rumbling roadon past the village greenbunting flaps the telegraph poles, slaps time to the rhythm of the children’s clappingswallows dive and plough the sky, while candyfloss clouds build and tumble:I miss you, only miles away, but feel your love surround me like a blanket,weighted with magic, sparkling with cloth of gold.... Continue Reading →

First Kiss #poetry #dVerse + WIH update!

As I browse through the catalogueof our enchanted moments,I cast my mind back to that first kiss: Bliss! So chaste and pure, yet shot through withthe promise of much more So happy we have come this far:have come to this. © 2022 experimentsinfiction.com. All Rights Reserved. Written for dVerse Tonight, Linda hosts quadrille, where we write... Continue Reading →

Castlerigg #poetry #earthweal

I’ll rig the stonesin a crown to cap this Cumbrian hillside:ley-lined, aligned by fate, and time, and seasonand in the centre, stilled, serene, I’ll stay. The sky above me spins,and clouds roll by in billows, Isee down the wormholeto the dawn of time It is the equal to the end of timethere is no difference: time's... Continue Reading →

‘The Lighthouse’ up at MasticadoresUSA!

Cast your long lightover the midnight waters of the Meda message in a bottlelight - like words I thought, but left unsaid....Please continue reading at MasticadoresUSA. Thanks once again to editor Gabriela for her hard work and support of so many talented writers! I am still very busy with Wounds I Healed, but should have... Continue Reading →

Caw, blimey! #poetry #dVerse

Caw, blimey, guv’nor:What a pair of…eyesI’ve never seen the likes, and such a size!They’d make a handsome meal for my hatchlings! Caw blimey guv’nor:What a stinking corpsesmells good to me, no reason for remorse:Dry eyes, full belly. Caw, blimey, guv’nor!Is that doll out therein yonder field, with straw for hairsupposed to scare me? Caw blimey, guv’nor:What’s... Continue Reading →

Extreme Green #poetry #earthweal

I wantextreme birdsongextreme greenam fortunate to findthese things surround me I seeextreme angerin the eyes of driverscursing traffic cuesand burning fuel, going nowhere asI, bicycling, fly by Extreme clouds pile highin Northern skiesbillow upon billowrattling outpeal upon pealof angry thunder Extreme rainsends bricks and mortar down the drain:where will we live then?Even the third little... Continue Reading →

Blastocyst #poetry #poem

With eyes rolled backwardsthe blind seerhad a visionalmostunclear:motherbrightnessplasma pulsingincandescentiron, boilingblastocyst, this place of generationthis enlightened revelationthat the way we understand the worldis wrongand light drives morethan we in our benighted statecan comprehendtill we explore. © 2022 experimentsinfiction.com. All Rights Reserved. Image by ipicgr from Pixabay Sharing with earthweal's Open Link Weekend #119, in keeping with Sherry's 'Web... Continue Reading →

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