Iron Poets – A Poem

Iron is for bridges Superstructures for futures Steam and great engines Unbending and ancient One of the first atoms spasmed From the billions-ancient chasm Of our birth in cataclysm For turning? No it isn't.   But unsung Iron makes bombs   Poets they are plastic aesthetes, airy elastic never nailed down cloud-head-clowns Filled with conceits... Continue Reading →

New Poetry challenge

Hello to: Rambly, Face, Susan, Prayer, Mimsy, Kellogg ...and anyone else who fancies writing poetry to a challenge prompt. Our new challenge is this. Write a poem using apostrophe, the theme is saudade, and it must include the line "love across a bloody ocean" somewhere. Yep, complicated, but it was Susan and myself who cooked it and... Continue Reading →

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