lunch-shine

~

lunch-shine ( some 5-7-5 gubbins )




silver spoons of moon


beacon sandwiched yawning dawn


magpie after noon


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otter’s pockets

~

otter’s pockets ( 32 lines of wobble )




basket weaving - bastard evenings

dog in clover - eyes in sockets

apples bobbing - pears are peeling

thoughts are swimming - mind myopic

windows smearing - kettle's steaming

multiverses - that's the tonic

poles are flipping - ice is screaming

unplugged t.v - otter's pockets


toast is smoking - piffle's calling

hares are boxing - merry easters

walls are cracking - dawn is snoring

palmate newts are hailing caesars

dozing moments - rarely boring

cheeky monkeys - bloody rhesus

glitter patters on the awning

biblical say saul & peter


gold is hiding - fools are gleaming

there in may was lucy locket

rivers weeping - streams are scheming

foxgloves, bluebells, valves & sockets

night is bright when day is dreaming

verse is birds - bees in their bonnets

tennis ankles - crickets teeming

spitting feathers - brown clouds - top shit


bollocks itching - mice are roaring

multitudes in millimetres

ears have noses - walls are talking

lollipops & lotus eaters

winks are winging - boards are scoring

well dressings as balance teeters

fingers crossed we'll kiss the morning

pyrrhic wins shall not defeat us

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ten onions &

~

ten onions &  ( a poem )





ten onions & fresh turnip juice

a newspaper

or else - gazette


a book of stamps, a phone number

& all those who

we've not killed yet


the date today - not yesterday

or last whitsun

- that clarinet


our middle names, our silly games

& so we list

lest we forget

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