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English - Poems, Verse, Poetry
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Madly-in-Verse · 5d ago

Not so sucky: Remakes Blogfest

Today Ninja Captain Alex J Cavanaugh and Heather M Gardener are co-hosting the funnest blogfest on Remakes, irresistible! and I'm taking a break from poetry and jumping in. The raison d'etr...
Madly-in-Verse · 1W ago

Q & A

What colour's your poem? she asked. I said, mostly blues and greens, some yellow, some red. Like twilight - maybe a shade of lilac – some of it fluorescent, some grey and drab and some...
Madly-in-Verse · 2W ago

Malfuf wa Malik : Hanine and Helw the Lion Tamer, and Idris' angle

Here is Hanine el Alam, a violinist, composer and performance artiste from Lebanon - take a listen to her brand of fusion in this track called  'Arabia' - and click on her name to find out m...
Madly-in-Verse · 3W ago

Is that a lesson plan?

I’d tear this poem into shreds, minute, into wild blossoms but not pluck even one let them ripen for you, into fruit, and then the fall, decay and its lesson. I’d tear this poem into...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

The Darkest Place : Write... Edit... Publish... October 2017

Okay so I thought I could do a flash - a spooky sort, but nope, it vanished into thin air like...um...a ghost. Then I started with another which coolly wriggled out of its obligation towards...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

Call me!

Where are you today? I keep trying your phone there’s the same message playing, it doesn't change - hope you're not at a concert? within range? Are you with friends? Are you, by chance, a...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

Empty nester run-up

You haven’t left the house yet. But everything suddenly falls into a chill headlong - a choked gasp like my room itself were being sucked dry of all the room you’d brought along. No spac...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

Nine nights

I. My goddess is a patch of sky between two raffia palms - a bird streaks down like a spear thrown by one of her arms. My goddess is a curl of cloud on the skyline somewhere and t...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

Malfuf wa Malik : Graffiti, Gems and Holidaymaking

Listen here to Ghalia Benali collaborating with Belgian, Iraqi, Moroccan and Indian musicians to produce a uniquely Arab-Indian-International blend of music that’s beyond mind blowing. The a...
Madly-in-Verse · 2M ago

Nothing's lost...

Le Morne by Mira Boolell Khushiram The light falls aslant on the slope where folded between the silence of stone, a hundred footfalls of restless men mill in fear. Not a trace remain...