NaPoWriMo Day 16

Our Lady   We waited in line with an overexcited baby We’d got there early on a weekday morning in November and the queue was already far reaching We’d seen it so many times in pictures and paintings Films and TV shows from her country and mine But standing on the outside it looked so … More NaPoWriMo Day 16

NaPoWriMo Day 15

Mother Of Drag Ons This day’s dragged so slow to a drone Desperate to watch some Game of Thrones If only I had powers I’d teleport home If I were a dragon I could’ve just flown I’d be sitting right there in my zone Kids in bed they’d best not moan Get my self some … More NaPoWriMo Day 15

NaPoWriMo Day 14

Barricade Sometimes you’re just not in the headspace for a poem You’re tired or stressed and the words just aren’t flowing  Commitments get piled on and eat up your time And what should be an outpour morphs into a whine In ten lines I wish I could describe a smile In twenty lines recall fine … More NaPoWriMo Day 14

NaPoWriMo Day 13

Watchers All in all you’re not just another brick in the wall nor a cog in a machine You’re an intricate case, a unique face the likes of which have never been seen  Not one other being, no life form born your time or location with your name stationed No other soul holds the same … More NaPoWriMo Day 13

NaPoWriMo Day 12

Get Down Show us your commitment, devotion and energy Snared by the rhythm and riding on the melody Sell your soul to the hole in our hearts that’s aching for your contribution, for your part Share your art if you believe it to be And if not don’t squander our time or our money Don’t … More NaPoWriMo Day 12

NaPoWriMo Day 11

Extensions Been bald all my life so I bought some extensions  Took talks to convince my wife of the pretension  Short chords at first the size of a finger Looked like a mid nineties soul singer PM Dawn, Soul 2 Soul Not my goal to look like a minger Went to the wig shop, got … More NaPoWriMo Day 11

NaPoWriMo Day 10

Pfft She doesn’t even write her own songs She sticks to a diet spanning six months long Her voice is a powerhouse loud and strong Her career would be over putting one foot wrong  She dances like a siren, stealing your gaze All breaths are held once she takes to the stage Her image lingered … More NaPoWriMo Day 10