NaPoWriMo Day 23

Just because the sun is hiding behind the clouds doesn’t mean that the warmth is too   Sat in this carriage like an aubergine in salt A yuppy in a sauna  A spider in a vault Nobody’s fault per se but can I just say that opening a window feels like a revolt Ladies with … More NaPoWriMo Day 23

NaPoWriMo Day 22

Dead Monday Seven on a Manchester Monday morning Half of the bodies in the streets are gurning All of the vehicles service or taxi The roads are wide and the pavements free All of the country taking a break All but the mugs on double pay Mugs like me on the 143 Or the 41 … More NaPoWriMo Day 22

NaPoWriMo Day 21

Eggless This was an eggless Easter Sunday  Purchased, stored and Cabdury laid The hunt was planned yet never played No boxes smashed, no foil unwrapped, no squared shells cracked, no sweet creme lapped Dad’s getting fat, treats sugar like smack Gaze in desire, determined not to snap Asian mum prefers savoury snacks No longer pretends … More NaPoWriMo Day 21

NaPoWriMo Day 20

Belated Day 20 Yesterday’s poem was going to be a slow one Yesterday’s poem was going to be fun Yesterday’s poem was going to touch places no other poem or poet had ever gone It was going feature rhymes so obscure and original Garner praise from the globe unconditional  Open up degrees Re-write the rule … More NaPoWriMo Day 20

NaPoWriMo Day 19

Apathy Apathy arrives in the form of rebellion An imposed chore detracting from play Apathy morphs then into distraction Strange attractors forcing the stray Laziness rules the next leg of apathy Lack of energy, absence of drive Striving for more seems dorky and small So coolness, this is where apathy dives Until it just doesn’t … More NaPoWriMo Day 19

NaPoWriMo Day 18

To Something I’m looking forward to something. If I’m not looking forward, I feel I’m digressing. When there’s something to look forward to it comes as a blessing. So look forward to something. Even if that something you look forward to’s a sin, Nothing wrong with you simply looking forward to a drink, Be it … More NaPoWriMo Day 18