Tag: National Poetry Month

National Poetry Month Day 30: I Am Done

So we have come to the end of the month and the final poem for April, with the appropriate prompt, I’m done. Today I’m using the Blitz form, so expect a bit of nonsense, but enjoy. I Am Done Done awayDone for nowNow it… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month Day 30: I Am Done”

National Poetry Month Day 29: Forgotten Things

It’s a two for one special today, with a double poem based on the prompt, Forgotten Things. Forgotten Things Yesteryearin rose colourWistfulfor the old days Child labourRepressed rightsSubjugation ~*~ Technologyacross the worldAbundantfree communication Abused speechdrowning compassionin white noise.

National Poetry Month Day 28: Original Sin

Today’s prompt was original sin, and this is what I wrote. Original Sin The false-faced, false-tonguedTragic sin of prideAnd turn your blind eyepast the souls that died Hypocrite mourningwhen eyes turn on youBut the stain of sinalways sticks like glue Forged faith won’t hideyour… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month Day 28: Original Sin”

National Poetry Month Day 27: Splat

Today’s poem is a tyburn, and very much in the dark gallows humour vein, so be warned. Splat SquallingBrawlingDroppingStoppingRooftop fight; a squalling, brawling spatLanding with a dropping, stopping splat

National Poetry Month Day 26: Ugly Fruit

Before I wrote this, I wondered why I picked this prompt. Ugly fruit? This is what I came up with, so enjoy. Ugly Fruit Crinkled skin, unsightly lumps that bulgeShoved away in a hushed cornerIgnored in favour of flashthe new variety,vogue inclinationof flawlessnessNot perfect,but… Continue Reading “National Poetry Month Day 26: Ugly Fruit”