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Mummy

For my dVerse Meeting the Bar prompt of poetry craft and critique, ‘to turn again, about turn again’ we are employing the device of ‘epiphora/epistrophe’ which makes use of consecutive end line repeats of words or phrases. The optional extra is ‘Symploce’ – a consecutive repeat of first and final words.
Since ‘epiphora’ is also a medical term for excess tear production, I have given the poem a sad theme.

Domes of ghost stars

A photo + poet to match the photo for Sunday Sayings

Houseboat

It’s going on all the time, second by nanosecond under our very eyes, but only when there are big enough bundles of accumulated moments along a timeline do we sheaf them together and call it change. After months away, I revisit holiday haunts, accustomizing, noting absences, novelties,… Continue Reading “Houseboat”