Category: Poetry

Mummy

Mummy You do and do, you do and do Forever white stilettò shoe In which you have lived For seventy years, gave and gived Always able to whip up food Mummy, I have had to live up to you Winged torso, halo hair Blood of ages, breath of care...
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An Ode To The Power Of A Pasty

When I was an archaeology student at Reading University in the early 1990s, there was a twenty-four garage called The Murco on London Road that I used to frequent. Often at night, often alone, often on a munchies mission....
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A Poem Called Blancmange

A poem for National Poetry Day themed around truth. The poem is called Blancmange by Nikki Wordsmith which includes the poignant Brexit referencing line 'Words don’t like to be abused on a politician’s tongue'...
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Couplets

A Rhyming Couplet is two lines of the same length that rhyme and complete one thought. There is no limit to the length of the lines. Rhyming words are words that sound the same when spoken, they don't necessarily have to be spelled the same....
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