Continuing the story entitled Toad Beyond roughly sized rough ocean waters, Constance beholds a cultural country. Before her gaze sets out a vesseled hearse, Black bow plowing beneath white sail flies free. Sand receiving the prow and foreign feet, Messengers step with haste upward to speak. Constance deigns to hear them till near complete, But … Continue reading Toad – pt.2 – Poetic Story
Over the next few weeks I will be writing a long poem, perhaps not the length of Mye: The World Elsewhere, but somewhat reasonable in its length I do hope. Its basis is current affairs, and how the past has led to these times; broad. The poem should sharpen as I proceed to work on … Continue reading Toad – pt.1 – Poetic Story
One Opening Note To Echo Many mornings have moved By bells of devotion Rung in disciplined time To rigorous motion. How do I set my tune, This simple windup box? Cogs, wheels, and ticking things All set to try to tock. Not one note plays its wave To echo through the day, And so to … Continue reading One Opening Note To Echo – Poem
Returning for a third time to the Lensbury following a second day of coaching, I sat in their lounge/bar area (well-priced tea called to me) and wrote. Lensbury Falls Away Back in an airmchair to survey These clientele, each growing grey. Back in this hold of stranger class Where cackling lads outnumber grass. Back to … Continue reading Lensbury Falls Away – Poem
Lensbury Falls Clompers abuse carpets And every eye looks. Fine chairs, occupants like - Moneyed screens, ancient books. International men Make their children captain; Women know the crying And, smiling, are certain. Lensbury waterfalls Overthrum the grassed lawn. Teddington barges pass The people as they fawn.
Written in two sittings; truly, one walk to the bus with a hum and a sing, and one sit down at a good old coffee stop. A second eclectic song - some fun and some meaning. Eclectic Song No. 2: Set Gemstones In Their Place Why pave the roads in gold, And why set gemstones … Continue reading Eclectic Song No. 2: Set Gemstones In Their Place – Poem
Coming close to 22:00 and here is the final post of the week. Hope you enjoyed my Haikus as much as I did writing them. Good news! I have a competed draft of Chapter One for The Elephant & The Nun and I will be sharing the first ~250 words or so with you all … Continue reading Saturday Writing Update – 15/07/17