Category Archives: Halloween

Prose from Poetry

An interesting challenge from Björn Rudberg at the d’Verse Poets Pub  came my way yesterday.  he offered a line of from Louise Gluck’s poem All Hallows and asked us to write a prose piece of no more than 144 words, incorporating, This … Continue reading

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Treating Myself

On looking through my seasonal poems, I found the following, originally called Pumpkin Shell (written  circa 1999).  It comes from my first book of poetry, Be a Teller of Tales.  It’s always strange looking back on something one wrote years … Continue reading

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If Dragons Can Unlock Their Jaws We’ll Lose the Moon

The moon winks in and out. Some darkling dragon shape is circling her, perhaps in play. Halloween night five poets bobbed for apples, forgetting the lessons of childhood… Small palates can’t grasp pippins.  It takes Mick Jagger’s mouth and chutzpah … Continue reading

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