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English - Poems, Verse, Poetry
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Madly-in-Verse · 3d 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 · 1W 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 · 2W 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 · 3W 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 · 4W 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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 · 1M 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...