Jacqui Thewless

Freshman - 644 Points (November,1955 / Manchester, UK)

Jacqui Thewless Poems

81. Presence 1/2/2013
82. A Poem Contains That 2/1/2013
83. In My Wintermonths 2/16/2013
84. For No Reason 2/28/2013
85. Two Wee Garden Daffodils In A Pot 3/2/2013
86. My Nights And Her Mornings 3/3/2013
87. Remembering Rob (For Elaine) 3/4/2013
88. With Cockleshells, Like Mary 3/17/2013
89. Under The White Foam 3/25/2013
90. Votive 3/25/2013
91. Keeping It Real (For Jessie) 3/26/2013
92. Xyris And O. Speciosa 3/29/2013
93. For Now 4/18/2013
94. Poets' Rooms 5/12/2013
95. G14 (A Cave In Dewisland) 5/20/2013
96. For Lloyd 10/29/2013
97. The Plot (For The Poet, Lloyd Merritt And Ivan, His Dad) 10/29/2013
98. Blue Mood Rules (For Lloyd Merritt) 11/2/2013
99. November 11/11/2013
100. November 23rd 11/23/2013
101. Boris 11/28/2013
102. Perhaps You, Too 12/11/2013
103. Ho Hum 2/8/2014
104. March 8th 2014 Day 3/8/2014
105. Muse 3/9/2014
106. Roadside Tree 5/4/2014
107. Violence 5/16/2014
108. Until 10/24/2015
109. Young Wind 10/28/2015
110. Nations, Wars, Prisons 10/28/2015
111. Nations, Laws, Castles 10/28/2015
112. Housemates 11/4/2015
113. Moving (Iv) 3/1/2016
114. Moving (Ii) 3/1/2016
115. Moving (I) 3/1/2016
116. Moving (Iii) 3/1/2016
117. Moving (V) 3/1/2016
118. For International Women's Day 3/8/2016
119. Easter Is Cold In 2016 3/24/2016
120. Haiku In May 5/25/2016

Comments about Jacqui Thewless

  • Jacqui Thewless Jacqui Thewless (9/22/2011 11:21:00 AM)

    TROY ANTHONY DAVIS - P.S.S.R.

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  • Mae Catherine Godhigh (9/22/2011 9:54:00 AM)

    Jacqui, soul-stirring and powerful. Thanks for keeping his humanity alive.

Best Poem of Jacqui Thewless

Strange Thoughts, Tonight.

Last evening
sharp-snipping scissors cut my hair

and white cream squeezed from a nozzled
tube in a box turned
my locks
black

and tonight I have strange thoughts
about love
like ash
stirred in a bronze dish with
the stub of my pen


when I wore
a patterned silk kimono
smelling of
patchouli oil
and moved inside the slight
ghost of my long-haired youth

after the lover’s cigarette
I slept
on newly-warmed
white wedding-bed-sheets
then you were green too weighty in-
between my tender thighs
...

Read the full of Strange Thoughts, Tonight.

Haibun 2

Every year in winter I forget what spring is like. Here in Pembroke, and throughout the county, the first harbinger is a white froth of Blackthorn blossom – before the first greening of trees. Yet white is cool; a chaste colour. Later, when the first young green leaves in the hedgerows peep, a sense of warmth to come is quickened and our spirits lift.
At home, I feed the garden birds until the end of March. It is a rare treat to catch a glimpse of the wren.

buoyant winter bird
hidden in t

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