Miki Byrne

Rookie - 462 Points (29/04/51 / Birmingham UK)

Miki Byrne Poems

81. Chain Of Evidence 2/23/2015
82. By The Beach Fire. 2/23/2015
83. By Magic. 2/23/2015
84. Boundary Hedge 2/23/2015
85. A Sharp Rebuke. 12/5/2014
86. Ants In My Friends' House. 12/8/2014
87. Arboretum In Sunlight 12/8/2014
88. As I Walk Through Birmingham. 12/8/2014
89. Blue Day. 12/8/2014
90. About Edna St. Vincent Millay. 12/5/2014
91. Christening At St. Mary Magdalene's 2/23/2015
Best Poem of Miki Byrne

Christening At St. Mary Magdalene's

In the church, sunlight slants through coloured saints.
Paints the floor in rainbows. A flower sentry
made by earnest ladies, stands tall by the door, Scents the air
with its blooms. The child, offered to Christ, waves a pudgy hand.
Starfish fingers flex. Waved artfully in a burgeoning spirit
of performance. She grins a tiny-toothed mouth, oblivious to all
but the adoration. While a bored boy chews gum and an Aunt
remarks sotto-voce about lack of respect.
Men in funeral suits sit in unaccustomed smartness,
with dandruff speckled shoulders and a finger ...

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A Dream With Conscience.

The dream breathed out a sigh.
Saddened by its dark form.
It could not choose its clothing
when emerging from its random
nightly birth. Its nightmarish garb

had caused a lake of fear and its
guilt was a sharp probe needling
under its skin. As it flowed away

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