JEFFERSON CARPORT

July 15, 2018

jefferson carport slices an egg marian philpott scratches her leg the wandering fiend gnashes its teeth a powerful surge ascends from beneath the poet composes on the beach sanity lies far beyond reach  

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JULIA MILLS

June 20, 2018

‘Have you ever been in thrall to the venerable bede? I have since long ago when first I learned to read. And now I must away, to live another day.’ Thus so saying, with visage stern, Julia Mills, Julia Mills, ran away beyond the hills never to return.

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THE BLOOMSDAY TOAST

June 16, 2018

Here’s to – Nora the barnacle goose – Skin-the-Goat – the giggle fit of bronze by gold – the blind stripling piano tuner tap tap tapping along – the dog’s rag of wolf’s tongue redpanting from his jaws- Stephen deep in thought strolling on Sandymount Strand – socks with skyblue clocks, jaunty – Plumtree’s Potted […]

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BOWL

May 30, 2018

tomato soup saltines strike spare

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LYLE PERSEPHONE

May 15, 2018

When Lyle Persephone strummed his mandolin while wandering along the lane, the lane emptied. When he took to the stage of the opera house, mandolin in hand, the opera house emptied. Is it any wonder that the king sought a volunteer to snatch Lyle’s mandolin. The fact that nobody volunteered was understandable, for Lyle was […]

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THE LAND OF PINK AND GREEN

May 12, 2018

in the land of pink and green i wandered so serene nibbling bliss from a comb of honey when a thief wandered by and stole my money

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CHURN TANGLE

April 25, 2018

churn tangle fear the blades approach

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A BIRTHDAY FOR THIS DATE

April 24, 2018

A kind of a crow is a jackdaw Jack Hulbert was more of a Jack Jaw

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THE WEAK KING

April 21, 2018

The King of the flat land west of the hills was small and weak. He spoke so softly that the royal lip reader was more important than the prime minister or the Queen. Owing to the facts that neither the prime minister nor the Queen possessed patience enough to learn lip reading and they both […]

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FAR FLUNG WILLOUGHBY

April 7, 2018

Far Flung Willoughby wore a bright green suit. Far Flung Willoughby played a mean jazz flute. Whenever careless pedestrians moved into his path, Far Flung Willoughby went home and took a bath.

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