Twitter Poetry Week 8

Another week, another seven micro-poems for Twitter! Unfortunately, PMDD hit me really hard this month, and sapped me of much of my poetic inspiration. You will notice a few poems about PMDD here. In including them, I hope to be able to reach other sufferers and raise awareness and understanding of the condition. I ended... Continue Reading →

Anchor/Safe Harbour #poem #poetry

Looking for a hook on which to hang my hopesexpectantly I hung my hopes on you;looking for a spot on which to fix my dreamsfixatedly, I obsessed over you: ‘What can I do, I’m falling?’My refrain:‘Let everything fall downfor I’m in love.’ Looking for a place to call my ownI told myself I’d found that... Continue Reading →

Daila Dārzniece #poetry #poem

"I am the bud and the blossom, I am the late-falling leaf" - Paul Dunbar, The Paradox Young at heart, though old in bodysound in mind, though oftentimes insanein my dreaming, bound by dreams which set me freeback to the beginning, bent like a young birch treeover the water, on the pivot of a divenature's daughter,... Continue Reading →

My all-in-all #poetry #poem

"For nature then(The coarser pleasures of my boyish daysAnd their glad animal movements all gone by)To me was all in all.—I cannot paintWhat then I was." - Wordsworth, 'Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey, On Revisiting the Banks of the Wye during a Tour. July 13, 1798' *** *** The Lake District mountains... Continue Reading →

Just go #poetry #poem

Just go:you've said enough,so let's not make it tougheron ourselves.This isn't an excuse to stay in bed: I feelas if my head is in a vice, and I'm so tiredof trying tobe nice, sopleasejustgo. © Experimentsinfiction 2021, All Rights Reserved Written for dVerse I have PMDD. I've written about this a lot, but this is... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: Don Matthews Trilogy #19

It's summertime Down Under, and Don is having some trouble with fans trying to crash the FCS compound. Luckily, his mate Skip (pictured) provides security at FCS so that Don can focus on what he does best: writing poetry. Ain't no one getting past this marsupial... The Journey I've just been on a journeyTo farewell... Continue Reading →

My Wish #poetry #poem

How I wish for this dark night of the human soul to be over, and for all of thefossil fuels to stay underthe ground so that wemay not become part of the fossil record just yet:I wish to reserve this privilege fora later date... © Experimentsinfiction 2021, All Rights Reserved I've had enough... Of all the... Continue Reading →

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