Tag: Prose

one for the road

Poem for my Poetics challenge ‘Literary Alchemy with Laurie Lee’

Try poetry as prose

Because we divine the world as broken pieces of a picture puzzle, dividing lines are drawn like pistols at dawn.  Contentious at times but always highly refined – confined to this which is not that – like me and you though when it comes to we and us…

Small talk

“I’m having a memory test with the doctor” she confided with a half-hearted chuckle as if to sidestep the applicability. We were making conversation in the waiting minutes before our appointed times. Knowing the routine I shared examples of tasks to expect . “Oh I can manage that – I’m an artist…