Archive for December, 2009

The Little Book of Festive Poetry – Illustrations!

Thursday, December 31st, 2009

Just thought I’d mention that I have actually done the drawings for The Little Book of Festive Poetry. You can see them here and here. My little girl really loves this ‘book’ even though it is not yet assembled and wont be until next Christmas now! Merry Christmas Poets and Readers See you in the […]

A Little Book of Festive Poetry

Thursday, December 24th, 2009

In November as part of PiBoIdMo I came up with the idea of A Little Book of Festive Poetry – the idea being simply that I would produce a Christmas version of The Little Book of Spoogy Poetry I made for my little girl at Halloween. So I have been ploughing ahead with writing poems […]

The Echo

Thursday, December 17th, 2009

The Echo I saw the echo scamper ashore It was wet and cold and so alone I saw the echo sit and cry Though no eyes it had the tears still poured I smelt the echo as vibration Thrumming and strumming a silent sound I smelt the echo in pinks and mauves Lost in sensation […]

Xmas Shopping

Thursday, December 10th, 2009

Sound crashing over me Continuous wave of noise Distorting intent Blurring distinctions People here, people there Cacophony of voices Escalating with the day Hemming my thoughts No clarification of words Just thunder booming Loud undulations Growing intense Making me smaller Retreat in silence Battle with the bus A long walk home

The Programmer’s Lament

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

Tap, tap, tapping away, Fingers flying, strange graceful dance Notice not as light fades, consume all energies, forking demons, spawned zombi child Dance logic, time Tap tap tapping away, polish finger tips over letters worn Hunger burns, Sandwitch forgotten, cat licked, stale, Animalistic, persuing prey, Python here, Chicken there Tap Tap Tapping, wrist support frayed, […]