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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 · 12h 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 · 3d 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 · 1W 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 · 2W 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 · 3W 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 · 1M 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...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

Torn

I’m torn between two poems, two oceans, five countries, half a dozen rivers, two dozen houses, forks in desert roads, motions in parliament. Between the forks of due processes. Between m...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

Remembering Zeinabu

Credit At dawn I woke to a translucent dream, and Zeinabu was bending over me - her eyes tender unfolding hibiscus, her smile the sharp edge of a naked blade. You recall Zeinabu...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

Malfuf wa Malik: Collaborations, Displacements, Exiles, and Fleas*

Talking about collaborations, take a listen to an uber famous one – in the Arab world, and right round the globe - Marcel Khalife is a Lebanese musician, composer and oud-mae...
Madly-in-Verse · 1M ago

Compelled

Mountains of Mauritius by Mira Boolell Khushiram Mountains spike the horizon, and I’m still compelled by those gradients, though I’ve climbed sudden roadside slopes, sprawling limbs...