I had a book

The dverse prompt fell in stony ground for me, but I did take one word from it, book and put it into a small poem. If you’re interested in joining in, the link is here. Georges de La Tour provided the painting. I had a book I had a book, a candle bright,a tabby cat […]

I had a book

How, Not What – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Photo: by geralt at pixabay.com “No wonder it comes as a relief to be reminded of your insignificance. It’s the feeling of realising that you’d been holding yourself all this time to standards you couldn’t reasonably be expected to meet.” Oliver Burkeman How, Not What Once, long ago, I asked about time, what was it […]

How, Not What – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

10 Reasons Why Taking A Shower Is Just Like Real Life

1. Some like it hot.   These folks reach in, turn the hot-water tap to ultra-gusher, completely ignore the cold-water tap, and then leave the settings like this for the entire three-hour tour. Now, I generally like to wash away my sins as well as anyone, but I really don’t need to see my flesh […]

10 Reasons Why Taking A Shower Is Just Like Real Life

Language of Love

Language of Love Eyes closed and leaning back She listened to the sonorous yet dulcet, tonal sounds of a voice Comforting to her ears In her mind she pictured him Tall and olive-skinned perhaps The accent so slight and hardly noticeable with an uncommon emphasis on certain syllables Making the most basic word poetic and […]

Language of Love

All My Trials – A Mouse In The House

I have three dogs – Makea Fluffy Bear, Ama Mouse and Fynnie Puss. Makea is a Finnish Lapphund, Ama and Fynn are Finnish Spitz. The Finnish Lapphund was originally bred to herd reindeer and to guard the family, while the Finnish Spitz’s role was to hunt small game like grouse and squirrels. Each dog barks […]

All My Trials – A Mouse In The House

Meatloaf: a Mash-up

When I was a horny teen, I sometimes dreamt of finding paradise by the dashboard lights, but dad wouldn’t let me have his car so that was that; my big brother who was into philosophy, said, don’t worry, buddy, heaven can wait; you don’t know what you’re talking about, I snapped. I found a gal […]

Meatloaf: a Mash-up

Poem and Poet

ben Alexander, who blogs at The Skeptic’s Kaddish, launched Poetry Partners a while ago, inviting fellow bloggers to send him a poem of theirs. He publishes it on his blog alongwith a personal poem inspired by each featured piece. This is the poem I sent him. I am a poemI am a poem, read mesyllable […]

Poem and Poet

GMT+2, or: In the Mean Time

A collaborative Chagallian Loku by Michael Simonelli & David ben Alexander Jerusalem taupe, winter khamsin northward streams dark sands through our glass, one sand pebble left in the clock’s tapered shadow, sere wind breaks our wing somewhere now where God rests dunes caress with downy fill, eternal grains here, graceful echelon, mosaics carved, rarefied stars […]

GMT+2, or: In the Mean Time

A Naive Young Man….. Published at Gobblers/Masticadores

I am very much excited to announce that another poem of mine is published at Gobblers/Masticadores//Editores: Manuela Timofte/J re Crivello I would like to thank MR. JUAN RE CRIVELLO Director and founder of Gobblers/Masticadores and his team. Here is my poem. A Naive Young Man #Rhyme Company owner was liable,so he expected someone credible.All selected […]

A Naive Young Man….. Published at Gobblers/Masticadores

Transapocalyptic #poetry #earthweal

Sea, see, I go down to the Sea, see, I’m pounded by thetide, I’d really rather missed it:elsewhere, in the Med, theAdriatic, waters rise, butwithout the constant changing of the tideyou might’ve missed it. What’s past is prologue*what’s past is nowwhat’s here is nowthe here and nowis not what we imaginedand the past looks goldenthrough rosy […]

Transapocalyptic #poetry #earthweal