Poems

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1.
Writing Under Water
Waiting for that sweet moment
when I break the surface and gasp
a lungful of clean air
when words mean what I want them to mean
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Once I was a man like you
strong in the heart and mind
Now my spectre drifts the sands of Egypt these sixteen
centuries
across the tombs of Pharaohs
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3.
Incomplete Circles
A tiny push
just a tip of a finger
as the exhale of a humming bird
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4.
Slumped On The Shoulders Of Dwarves
I am vanquished by pressure unseen
my lungs are rasped by air unclean
and my eyes are bagged
by images and magazines obscene
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5.
Christmas At Christchurch
I feel translucent
a man of marble skin
as if dreaming my motions
every step a tread in water
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6.
Rule And Regulations Of Aardvark Poetry
Never begin a poem with the words
‘And Suddenly …’
Or
‘Aardvark’
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7.
In Answer To Your Question
It is not a hallmark day
nor a chocolate festival
nor plastic paddy pageant
not even a pagan sunrise
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8.
Return To Tara
There is no return of the Kings
the sun will never travel from west to east
the Augur will never see the blackbirds
fly backward across a windswept hill
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9.
Questioning
Ugly poetry
sub-urban
interwoven emotions
with car crash image
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10.
The Wordsmith’s Anvil
B e a t t h e a n v I l I t w I l l s u r r e n d e r d r e a m s

Information illocution inclination integration imperfection indecision
Nihilist narcissist nullificationist nudist novelist nonobjectivist nircist
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