Tom Cowin

Tom Cowin

Cafe Brutalism Oh, I can see you now. I can’t yet. Oh yes, there you are. it could have been ages ago and a dream inertia is constancy we could regulate a symptom with occasional days shall we have coffee…

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M.E. Muir

M.E. Muir

ON THE EXHIBITION OF ALMA TADEMA AT LEIGHTON HOUSE Barely the staircase Corinthian pillared would be brightening my mood on its gleamed ebony handrail with attendants hovering to protect your pictures for even the peacock does not lighten my fevered…

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E.A.M. Harris

E.A.M. Harris

Parting and Departing Th’last time we walked yurr, thee ‘n’ me – old codgers – we was in short trousers. ‘Twas a raw day, remember? No! y’remember nowt. Y’mind’s woolly as an unshorn sheep; ‘ts given yer memory the slip.…

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Rodney Wood

SCOUTS’ “AIDE MEMOIRE” IN RHYME hair is the barometer on men’s emotional life it stays all the way to old age, death and after temple fade, shoe, surfer, tapered or bouffant hair is the barometer on men’s emotional life rockabilly,…

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Sanjeev Sethi

Morning Walk On the macadamized pathway mind shifts to Gorgon sisters, mythology and memory brew with breath. Even in thought you hew my heart with quill of words recited with rehearsed vehemence like we used to for contests in college.…

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Zel Norwood

Hot fat You see, my compassion’s not lost. My will holds strong Even while my soul has to Sail ceiling-high To withstand you – An altered vantage point from where I see the striped earth wire Winking at me through…

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Michael Bartholomew-Biggs

Labyrinth We came up from the south ..........................................................a tad off- course already but nothing we need fuss about, we said, we’re close enough. And even as we sensed a further....... drift........ away and not towards we weren’t too much alarmed.…

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John Porter

Where it had stood was now just holes and rubble, signs warning of wires and the house gone like a wrenched tooth. Wind making tentative flutters still respecting walls not yet aware they'd fallen, gently teasing and releasing glimpses trapped…

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