Tag Archives: poetry

Storm Diana

A wee poem I wrote walking through the rain on the way home from class this morning, after discovering this particular rainy day had a name. Storm Diana On the day Theresa May comes, the carnage of broken umbrellas lies … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Morning Light

The tricoloured beech under the oak tree Takes the light and spins it pink Through soft, blistered leaves . And I wish . That I could spin life into words Through my blistered, wounded soul As delicately as the trees … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Around the Corner

Norman’s Plumbing Comes smoking a cigarette Up from the old folks’ circle And I wonder If an accident isn’t just waiting to happen If death sits around every corner

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Mid-Winter Thaw

Walnuts lie in leaves Much like the mud-caked golf balls Replete in these woods (In the spirit of Lemony Snicket: “woods”, a word which here means “a grouping of more than a dozen trees”, as in “Nebraska woods”. Similar to … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Mid-Winter Moon

With 19 days left of being 19, I’m feeling terribly nostalgic, so here’s a poem I wrote on my 17th birthday nearly 3 years ago. Mid-Winter Moon   Did you see her tonight? She was huge – bigger than I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Sea-Fever

Sea-Fever – by John Masefield . I must down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky, And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by, And the wheel’s kick and … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Mid-Winter Sun

The sun blinds me, makes me sneeze The winter sun, the winter air The blue, blue sky—incredibly blue! I wouldn’t believe it if I weren’t seeing it Not in Nebraska, more fields than people, Crop-duster capital of the world. No, … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment