An ode to the insect that visited my bathroom for 4 days and became my best friend

NaPoWriMo Brief 12 – write a triolet – an eight-line poems with repeating lines and a tight rhyme scheme ‘There you are, my little friend’You say ‘I’ll be going soon,Remember, all good things must endThere, you are my little friend.’‘We’re friends!?’ I say, ‘Then I intendFor it to last beyond this honeymoon.’‘There, you are myContinue reading “An ode to the insect that visited my bathroom for 4 days and became my best friend”


NaPoWriMo 11 Brief: write a poem in which one or more flowers take on specific meanings. Confetti blossomFills the airUnder the cherry tree An unseen childShakes branches vigorouslyOver the wedding below Who is getting marriedIs not important Shaking the branches vigorouslyIs extremely important This is love.

The social media sonnet

NaPoWriMo 8 brief: ok, I sort of adapted the brief. I used twitter as my inspiration for this one. Each morning brings a new cacophonyOf self-promotion and conspiracy.The death toll climbs while some folk blame 5G,Capitalism and the meat industry.A careless word is pounced on, tensions soarAs nurses weep in cars, fresh from the war.ThisContinue reading “The social media sonnet”


NaPoWriMo 5 Brief was VERY complicated and used a prompt called the “Twenty Little Poetry Projects,” which was originally developed by Jim Simmerman. You are out of reach.I give myself electric shocks over and over,There is nothing to gain.That is how I love you.I eat therefore I am tall.Makan banyak supaya angin tidak bisaContinue reading “Harehills”

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