Posts Tagged ‘dream’

  NaPoWriMo day nine and here’s poem number seven, it’s called Jellied Fruits and Dates. It’s slightly out of season but hopefully you’ll like it and it will invoke happy memories of your Christmas past…


A memory lodged inside my head,

a ghost of Christmas past.

We were watching the panto on TV,

I can’t remember which one.

All of us jumbled together

on the old grey sofa in the front room,

skinny arms & legs intertwined

or dangling off the edge,

waiting for Dad to peel clementines

and hand them over one by one. (more…)


Big Hair / Seventies Dude

Posted: April 8, 2014 in My Poetry
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NaPoWriMo Day 8 and the latest poem is slightly more surreal and stream of consciousness.

Big Hair/ Seventies Dude

To my surprise this morning I wake up and find

I’ve turned into a seventies dude with

big hair wide flares and a skinny jacket with giant lapels I

pull on my platform shoes and take a walk outside

there’s a beautiful LA sun shining down on me and (more…)

For Michael

Posted: April 1, 2014 in My Poetry
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I dreamed again

of the last time I saw you,

that summer’s afternoon long ago.

You had grown since you last wore

those trousers, too short now.

Hair cut to reveal fine features,

your plump child’s face gone.

You were a heartbreaker.