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Madly-in-Verse Just a space to hang out my poetry

English - Poems, Verse, Poetry
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Madly-in-Verse · 3d ago

Shattered

Source The first discards are not even noticed - the packing newspapers, old magazines, the shift in the definition of local, and the weather displayed on tiny screens. One day to...
Madly-in-Verse · 1W ago

Gratitude

The yin and the yang, the fizzle, sizzle and bang the sparkle, the circle, and line oh, I am grateful for all, the short, tall, oddball, the glass and the fuss and the wine. The stable, ...
Madly-in-Verse · 2W ago

Hello, 2018!!

Not many photos of the grass -  so remiss! So remiss, because the earth there wears a festive lace, it shimmers when a mild breeze blows. Not many photos of the grass as it’s not in t...
Madly-in-Verse · 2W ago

Malfuf wa Malik : Meetings with Mozart, Ney, Oud, Percussion and Qanun

Classical music from the West has always inspired many singers/musicians in the East. Here is Omar Kamal, a Palestinian singer, known popularly as the Arab Sinatra, singing Fairouz’s cover o...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

Storms and Uniforms : Write... Edit... Publish... December 2017

Hello WEP-ers, It's the final month and the final prompt, 'the end is the beginning' at Write...Edit...Publish, hosted by Denise and Yolanda. I'm posting an abbreviated version of a long ...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

Did you too...?

Did you by chance have a small-town childhood? I had one too, before I lost it in razor sharp city streets, dead straight yet confused. Before I lost it in trapped spaces between urban ...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

Malfuf wa Malik : Jordanian celebrations of a Khedival Love

Listen to the Jordanian opera singer Zeina Barhoum below: Just after I wrote in a previous post here that most Arab women tend towards altos, I discovered a whole slew of singer...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

The Hallucination of Room

I’ve breathed in your dust through my eyes smelt the waves lapping at your shore I’ve heard the silent towers rise felt skin part as they stabbed the skies reflection of cranes on glass ...
Madly-in-Verse · 2M 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 · 2M 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...