Jacqui Thewless

Freshman - 624 Points (November,1955 / Manchester, UK)

Jacqui Thewless Poems

161. For International Women's Day 3/8/2016
162. Easter Is Cold In 2016 3/24/2016
163. Haiku In May 5/25/2016
164. How Important Is It To Have Even A Small Mountain To Look Up To? 5/25/2016
165. Seeding 10/11/2016
166. All I Could Want In Life Is... 2/7/2017
167. Snowdrops For St Bridie's Day 2/9/2012
168. The Fader Of Heven, By P. Maxwell Davis. (For Betty) 6/20/2013
169. Apocalypse 9/9/2009
170. Midwinter 9/27/2009
171. For Troy Anthony Davis 2 9/22/2011
172. A Good Poet Is Also A Weaver 3/3/2013
173. Harvest I 10/5/2010
174. Damselfly 9/5/2009
175. Scottish Sonnet: Grangemouth (For Betty) 10/25/2013
176. Autumn 10/26/2010
177. 9 Haiku For My Kids 6/6/2014
Best Poem of Jacqui Thewless

9 Haiku For My Kids

Rowen, my first child:
her first glimpse of me / her mum's
first hint of glory.

Jessie and Rowen:
two stars I steer by. Each day,
the sun and the moon.

Winter of '80:
children see diamonds in snow...
The heart's lens freezes them.

Julian pee-pees
as soon as he's been born - its
huge arch, triumphant.

Twin boys who are dead
on arrival. Empty pram,
and not even names.

Jules, like Paddington
Bear in duffle-coat and red
wellies on the sledge.

Shift to Pembrokeshire:
Jess and her bro rifle
wet bogs. ...

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Et Tu

Love’s loss is
There will be no recovery
of the thing that is lost –
whatever shall I call it? –
something prime, key, critical,

In feeling this

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