Monday, 31 December 2012

Sunday, 30 December 2012

Leaves dangle and tease
like naughty
silk lingerie.

*

Kimberly Childers

Saturday, 29 December 2012

Silence. The house is empty, but a door still closes. A call and the echo of a voice still lingers. Silent noise growing out of silence.

*

Mo Hall

Friday, 28 December 2012

puddles need filling
children must hope
each time it rains

*

Armando H. Corbelle

Saturday, 22 December 2012

hurricane passes...
enstranged couple
unite

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Hema Ravi

Thursday, 20 December 2012

Summer Rain

The brook is swollen.
In the rush of white water
I can hear their names.

*

Robert H. Demaree Jr.

Thursday, 13 December 2012

sultry afternoon...
his drunken snoring
nauseates her

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Hema Ravi

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Regret

A jagged strip of sunlight
finer than a silk thread,
unexpected
on a cold, dark day

*

Doug Draime

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Hello Mr Slug,
I saw you slithering on the hospital corridor looking forsaken and out of place.
Did you come in for treatment?
Or were you just passing through?

*

Munir Ahmed (age 12)

Monday, 10 December 2012

nocturnal moths
adjusting their antennae
& trawling for pure sounds
in the darkness

*

Ali Znaidi
Six Sentences Profile

Sunday, 9 December 2012

Odiorne Point

Dusty pink seaweed
Ocean lead-gray, almost flat,
Rocky brown sand beach.

*

Robert H. Demaree Jr.

Saturday, 8 December 2012

A misty morning over the moors, sheep drifting as day lifts ever so softly.

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Máire Morrissey-Cummins
Kerkedijk

Friday, 7 December 2012

After a poetry meeting,
a plastic bag snagged on winter branches
is a white crane amongst bulrushes.

*

Sue Blott

Thursday, 6 December 2012

Wednesday, 5 December 2012

A trio of great black crows flies low and swift through the woods beside the road. Spies or escorts, I cannot tell.

*

Kathleen Brewin Lewis

Tuesday, 4 December 2012


rooftop teenage jackdaws test evening curfew

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Caroline Howlett

Monday, 3 December 2012

dogwood fall

dogwood fall
blossoms
littering the ground:
ashes, petals
white on the shine
of rain-slicked asphalt
like cool spring snow

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Lyn C. A. Gardner

Sunday, 2 December 2012

pinafores of gold
crinolines of soft yellow
scattered beneath orange Pippin

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kimberly childers

Saturday, 1 December 2012

early morning
we drive through the common

at the place where grass meets tarmac
brandishing his tail

fox

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fiona robyn
a small stone

(sorry about the gaps recently... I've got behind with submissions!)