Monthly Archives: April 2012

Margaret stories #1

About Margaret She hated that hat too tight too brown too someone else’s head. One afternoon she threw it over a garden wall held it by the thick felt brim and flicked it flat through cherry blossom air frisbeed it … Continue reading

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Brazen…Poem a Day for April #24

Tulips They die so well petals openopenopen bending over backwards to be beautiful their sex more and more exposed more and more desperate. Choose me they scream at every passing bee until their reckless craning rubbernecking is done and every … Continue reading

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Eden

Colin McCahon was a NZ painter. http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/media/photo/takaka-night-and-day-colin-mccahon Takaka Night and Day (Colin McCahon) The valley is ruched into fat folds upholstered plush with grass and from this green womb everything will come Eden will make itself here and snakes will … Continue reading

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Best before

Today’s poem springs from things seen and heard this morning. Best before Rhubarb and mango chutney square bottle gold lid under the ingredients list it says best before May 2913. I admire the precision of that ‘May’ wonder what happens … Continue reading

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About Jan Dean

About Jan Dean.

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Change of State

EX24 to WA16 Sky shines that last dark blue at the pivot of the day before blackness. I drive the motorway, change down to pass a Stobart, Paul Simon sings me through the long walled bend to Avonmouth I’m going … Continue reading

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Mouse

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