You Can Fly
13/03/21 by FARRIZ MASHUDI ( after J.M. Barrie)
Girl on ledge
limbs and all
Does she fall?
Flat on face
full on fail (!)
Fine, don't try.
Live the fear.
Stay stuck. Or . . . Try out this prompt from the QNL Writers Group: tricube poem
More poetry by numbers from spoken-word & SLAM star, : the already classic, HARRY BAKER 59
by Singularity , where Science and Art meet Literature with a big bang. MARIE HOWE : A Dog Was Crying To-Night In Wicklow Also Comical or sad? remembers a dear friend with poetry imbibed in Nigerian Igbo legend. SEAMUS HEANEY IRVIN W. UNDERHILL teases with the quiet discovery of . Solitude A Plea for Nature by FARRIZ MASHUDI (with apologies, it rhymes.) You’re crafty with your arranging, clever with your placing, certain what goes well anywhere. Your irrepressible talents, just the right balance, with natural intuitive flair. When forests burn, rivers flood, icebergs turn, is that You redesigning there? As coral fades, fauna drop off in spades, flora complains, won’t You reframe, reshape, restore order? Are You all spent? Must we now repent? Forgive us our excess wear & tear. Or’s it too late to reverse this fate? ALL, PLEASE HELP NATURE TO REPAIR! Legendary trumpeter, Miles Davis features in this moving jazz poem: , by Guest Writer, Breathe , recently published in DoveTales Journal Online. GREIG PARKER He inspired Bob Dylan to take his name. An enduring classic and all time favourite: , by Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night DYLAN THOMAS BETTINA JUDD ‘s prose poetry, , sears with deadening discomfort. On Empathy