Tag: haiku

Poetry 101 Rehab: Roots

In response to Andy Townend’s Poetry 101 Rehab. Uprooted Rejected By what you loved Crushed to the ground With no resources No roots to take In Advertisements

Poetry 101 Rehab: Wrapping

In response to Andy Townend’s Poetry 101 Rehab. Everyone is wrapped In covers Of false faces For others To choose From

Writing 101: Farewell

In response to Writing 101, Day 10: Farewell. By and far Farewell Far and large Goodbye then

Writing 101: Freedom

In response to Writing 101, Day 5: Freedom. Free from fear It stands solid Free from thoughts It holds its stand The rock remains Free From all

Writing 101: Seconds

In response to Writing 101, Day 4: Seconds. Four seconds to impact Free fall from top floor A change of heart Now Too bad Too late Impact

Writing 101: Sleep

In response to Writing 101, Day 3: Sleep. Sleep Comes lightly To the kitty Curled up On the doormat   Staring quietly At the lady Of the house Blinking slowly […]

Writing 101: Reflections

In response to Writing 101, Day 2: Reflections. When mortals reflect On how to deflect Gods or fate— Lights dance In the clouds And laugh In cosmic irony

Writing 101: Magic

  In response to Writing 101, Day 1: Magic. A nervous tic A worn trick That doesn’t work Magic

Poetry 101 Rehab: Talk

Talk not Your neighbour could be Secret Police Drug Dealer Child Trafficker Trust none In response to Andy Townend’s Poetry 101 Rehab.

Poetry 101 Rehab: Rain

The rain erases Pedestrians’ faces In motion blur   In response to Andy Townend’s Poetry 101 Rehab.

Poetry 101 Rehab: Windows

I carry the tram routes in my memory I see the city from the windows of trams The Five and the Nine stop at the university But only the Three […]

Poetry 101 Rehab: Flora

The florist with thin white fingers Binds the bouquet with a thick black ribbon Wraps the flowers in rough brown paper And hands the dead thing over the counter From […]

Poetry 101 Rehab: Reflection

To reflect Is to dis connect The shadow From the substance   In response to Andy Townend’s Poetry 101 Rehab.

Poetry 101 Rehab: Driving

Drive don’t Walk Home Now Got to go Let’s go In response to Andy Townend’s Poetry 101 Rehab.

Poetry 101 Rehab: Smoke

She winds around the chimneys, Hovers high over house tops, Locks the docks in wet embrace, Curls up above the town,   Where she, the smoke,   Merges with fog, […]

Poetry 101 Rehab: Getaway

Do you miss the Writing 201: Poetry course by the Daily Post? Then join this blogging challenge, Poetry 101 Rehab, that will provide your poetry fix! How It Works Each Monday […]

Poetry 101 Rehab: Found

Do you miss the Writing 201: Poetry course by the Daily Post? Then join this blogging challenge, Poetry 101 Rehab, that will provide your poetry fix! How It Works Each Monday […]

Poetry 101 Rehab: Sleep

Do you miss the Writing 201: Poetry course by the Daily Post? Then join this blogging challenge, Poetry 101 Rehab, that will provide your poetry fix! How It Works Each Monday […]