Category: Poetry

Seeing red

lit with hues of flame and amber the Fall ignites pyrexic fervour stags staccato hormone rush scorch the burning spindle bush charge on hot and smoky breath the challenge even unto death horn on horn October’s clamour scars the grass with hoof and antler stamping, tilting  tournament crashes through the firmament belly deep the ireful rut thrust and…

Sparks

mid-sentence they held my attention eye-catching sparks of early bright sun maydaying in becalmed acres of grass I figured metal foil loosely crumpled resplendent, silver-quickened not gaudy geegaws, gold or brass one of nature’s objet trouvé trinkets clichéd on pendant, brooch or bracelet’s charm – semblance of wire and plexiglas ~ii~ a dessicated old soul of the…

Soiling Green

living in a toothpaste lid on a beach in Cuba hermit crabs make-do for shelter twice daily tidal deliveries dross from our discard dump dropped in the ocean choose octopus or blenny in a jar rope necklace for dolpin and seal fishing lines impaled in whales polythene jellyfish for a turtle feast – death by polymers…