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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 · 4d ago

Street Urchin

Happiness comes in narrow corridors where no furniture achieves the right fit and wall art doesn’t improve the décor - nothing manages to lift the minute. It arrives unbidden - a street ...
Madly-in-Verse · 1W ago

Vacancies 2017

The monsoon and I arrive, every year about the same time, and the sky’s shampooed with sudsy clouds, the asphalt’s rinsed in mud,        all the way through the city up to here awash ...
Madly-in-Verse · 2W ago

Night sky

This too is a kind of happy - just briefly preoccupied - that the night sky is forever though one pole star has died. This too is a kind of happy that others close ranks on the map ...
Madly-in-Verse · 3W ago

The Sea, the Mountain, and the Old School Route

A couple weeks back I did some collaborative art here – used a friend’s artwork as prompts to my poetry, and the results were amazingly pleasant for both sides.  Read more about that effort ...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

Malfuf wa Malik : ...and Backstories...

Sometime in the mid-noughts, this song by Nancy Ajram was released. Nancy comes from Lebanon and is a very popular singer in the Arab world. She started her singing career in the late 90's w...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

Because Memory is a Bridge: Write... Edit... Publish...June 2017

It's time to return to Write...Edit...Publish... hosted by authors Denise and Yolanda, the sumptuous badges designed by Olga, and psst...prompt inputs by yerse troolee. Posting early to co-o...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

The Fruit-seller and the Gita

The Fruit-seller by Mira Boolell Khushiram His watermelons in an offhand heap by the roadside under vivid blue plastic sharper than the sky. Casual symbolic. ‘Just the action, min...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

Forgotten cooled

Sometimes I forget to drink while it’s hot, and later when I peer into the cup it’s gone halfway down and a skin has formed, marred the creaminess and puckered it up. I could pinch i...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

Tell me, where is poetry bred?

This is where poetry comes from - the textured silk of the sea. The sunset hitting a window frame quiet iridescence of beauty. The abrupt blinking of small screens. Spider webs of u...
Madly-in-Verse · 2M ago

Malfuf wa Malik: Authors, for example...

Ali Bahar (1960-2011) was a Bahraini musician who rose to fame in the 90's with his band Al Ekhwa (The Brothers), arguably the most famous Bahrain has produced. He was called the Bob Marley ...